The MODEL statement names the responses and the predictors, which determine the and matrices of the model, respectively. You can simply list the names of the predictor variables as the model effects, but you can also specify other types of effects, including polynomial effects and interactions. For information about constructing the model effects, see the section Specification and Parameterization of Model Effects, of ChapterĀ 4: Shared Statistical Concepts.

The MODEL statement is required. You can specify only one MODEL statement.

You can specify the following options in the MODEL statement after a slash (/).