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Date:         Tue, 28 Oct 2008 09:08:22 -0400
Reply-To:     Bucher Scott <SBucher@SCHOOLS.NYC.GOV>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Bucher Scott <SBucher@SCHOOLS.NYC.GOV>
Subject:      Re: Proc MI
Comments: To: David L Cassell <davidlcassell@msn.com>
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The example was from "Multiple Imputation for Missing Data: Concepts and New Development" which is posted on SAS Support at: <http://support.sas.com/rnd/app/papers/multipleimputation.pdf>. I later realized the paper stated: "These procedures are still under development and will be available in experimental form in Release 8.1 of the SAS System." Apparently it was never implemented for version 9; using Proc MI statements that actually exist has worked out much better.

Thanks, Scott

From: David L Cassell [mailto:davidlcassell@msn.com] Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 1:38 AM To: Bucher Scott Subject: RE: Proc MI

As far as I know, MULTINORMAL is not a legal statement in SAS 9.2 either.

What example is this, and from what book?

David -- David L. Cassell mathematical statistician Design Pathways 3115 NW Norwood Pl. Corvallis OR 97330

> Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 13:44:19 -0400 > From: SBucher@SCHOOLS.NYC.GOV > Subject: Proc MI > To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > > Hi, > > I am trying to run a bit of code provided by a colleague, but I am > receiving the following error. Having never used Proc MI and the syntax > is taken directly from an example in a book, I am at a loss as to what > the problem. > > 65 Proc mi data = hs_procmi_exercise_sas seed = 37851 out = miout1; > 66 Multinormal method = regression; > ----------- > 180 > ERROR 180-322: Statement is not valid or it is used out of proper order. > 67 Var > 68 grade8_ela_score grade8_math_score grade8_social_studies_score > grade8_science_score > 69 > 70 ; > 71 Run; > > Thanks, > Scott ________________________________________ When your life is on the go-take your life with you. Try Windows Mobile(r) today


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