Software Update: SAS Macro for LCA With a Distal Outcome

The %LCA_Distal macro provides a model-based appraoch to estimating the association between C and Z.

October 31, 2012

Latent class analysis allows researchers to divide subjects into underlying subgroups that cannot be directly observed. The %LCA_Distal SAS macro was created to allow researchers to estimate the impact of membership in a latent class on an outcome at a later time.


The newly released version 2.0 of the macro can accommodate distal outcomes for multiple groups.

Read more or download the macro

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