The PLS Procedure

Syntax: PLS Procedure

The following statements are available in the PLS procedure. Items within the angle brackets are optional.

  • PROC PLS <options>;

  • BY variables;

  • CLASS variables </ option>;

  • EFFECT name=effect-type (variables</ options>);

  • ID variables;

  • MODEL dependent-variables = effects </ options>;

  • OUTPUT OUT=SAS-data-set <options>;

To analyze a data set, you must use the PROC PLS and MODEL statements. You can use the other statements as needed. CLASS and EFFECT statements, if present, must precede the MODEL statement.