The PROC VARCOMP statement invokes the VARCOMP procedure. Table 108.1 summarizes the options available in the VARCOMP statement.
Table 108.1: PROC VARCOMP Statement Options
Option 
Description 

Specifies the input SAS data set to use 

Specifies the convergence value of the objective function 

Specifies the maximum number of iterations for METHOD=ML or METHOD=REML 

Specifies which of the five methods to use 

Specifies an unsigned integer used to start the pseudorandom number generator 
You can specify the following options in the PROC VARCOMP statement.