The PROC SIMNORMAL statement invokes the SIMNORMAL procedure. Table 92.1 summarizes the options available in the PROC SIMNORMAL statement.
Table 92.1: Summary of PROC SIMNORMAL Statement Options
Option 
Description 

Specify Input and Output Data Sets 

Specifies input data set (TYPE=CORR, COV, and so on) 

Creates output data set that contains simulated values 

Seed Values 

Specifies seed value (integer) 

Requests reinitialization of seed for each BY group 

Control Contents of OUT= Data Set 

Requests seed values written to OUT= data set 

Requests conditioning variable values written to OUT=data set 

Control Number of Simulated Values 

Specifies the number of realizations for each BY group written to the OUT= data set 

Singularity Criteria 

Sets the singularity criterion for Cholesky decomposition 

Sets the singularity criterion for covariance matrix sweeping 
The following options can be used with the PROC SIMNORMAL statement.