SAS Bootstrapping Macro for PROC LCA

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Downloads
SAS Bootstrapping Macro:
Examples: LCABootstrap Examples
Users’ Guide: LCABootstrap SAS Macro Users’ Guide (v. 4.0)

Overview

The %LcaBootstrap macro can assist users in choosing the number of classes for latent class analysis (LCA) models.  It works in conjunction with the SAS software package (version 9.1 or higher) and PROC LCA (version 1.2.5 or higher).  This macro can perform the bootstrap likelihood ratio test to compare the fit of a latent class analysis (LCA) model with k classes (k ≥ 1) to one with k + 1 classes.

Read about latent class analysis or latent transition analysis.

 


Recommended Citations

LCABootstrap SAS Macro (Version 4.0) [Software]. (2016). University Park: The Methodology Center, Penn State. Retrieved from http://methodology.psu.edu

Dziak, J. J., & Lanza, S. T. (2016). LCABootstrap SAS macro users’ guide (version 4.0). University Park: The Methodology Center, Penn State. Retrieved from http://methodology.psu.edu