The HPDMDB Procedure

WEIGHT Statement


  • WEIGHT variable;

The WEIGHT statement specifies a numeric variable that contains a weight for each observation. The variable is used in the computation of means, standard deviation, skewness, and kurtosis.

Required Argument


represents how the observation should be weighted in statistical calculations. For observations where variable is 0 or missing, the observation is still included in the CLASSOUT data set but the value is not used in statistical calculations.