Latent Class Analysis (LCA) Covariates 3-Step SAS Macro Public

The SAS `%LCA_Covariates_3Step` macro estimates the association between covariates and latent class membership. The macro requires PROC LCA (version 1.3.2 or higher) and SAS (version 9.1 or higher).

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LCA Covariates 3-Step Macro

Overview

The SAS %LCA_Covariates_3Step macro estimates the association between covariates and latent class membership. The macro requires PROC LCA (version 1.3.2 or higher) and SAS (version 9.1 or higher).

The SAS %LCA_Covariates_3Step macro estimates the association between covariates and latent class membership using the approach of Bolck, Croon, and Hagenaars (2004), as adapted by Vermunt (2010) and Vermunt and Magidson (2015). It is a "three-step" (noninclusive) approach, which can be more flexible and robust than the "one-step" approach implemented in PROC LCA's COVARIATES statement.

Downloads

  • LCA Covariates 3-Step macro: LCA_Covariates_3Step_UG_1.0.sas
  • Example Code and Data: LCA_Covariate_example_files.zip
  • Users' Guide: LCA_Covariates_3Step_UG_1.0.pdf

Recommended Citation

LCACovariates3Step SAS Macro (Version 1.0) [Software]. (2020). University Park: The Methodology Center, Penn State.

Dziak, J. J., Bray, B. C., & Wagner, A. T. (2020). LCACovariates3Step SAS macro users' guide (Version 1.0). University Park, PA: The Methodology Center, Penn State.

License

See LICENSE.txt