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03-14-2017 07:18 AM

Hi,

I don't understand the model in glm. Say.

```
proc glm data=mydata;
class name;
model a b c d = name;
ods output modelanova=myanova;
run;
```

I am not sure the meaning of "=" in the line of model.

Can we rewrite the code as

```
model a =name b c d;
```

Or

`model a b =name c d;`

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03-14-2017
04:46 PM

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03-14-2017 10:08 AM

In model statements the variable(s) to the left of = are dependent variables and those on the right are independent. So a basic statement like

model a = x y z;

Says build a model that "predicts" values of a using variables x y and z.

Depeding on the procedure many will not allow multiple dependent variables.

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03-14-2017 10:08 AM

In model statements the variable(s) to the left of = are dependent variables and those on the right are independent. So a basic statement like

model a = x y z;

Says build a model that "predicts" values of a using variables x y and z.

Depeding on the procedure many will not allow multiple dependent variables.

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03-14-2017 10:42 PM

model a b c d = name; It is right model, a.k.a multi-variables ANOVA. There is an excellent example in documentation to describe this kind of model.