**PROC CORR**is used for performing

**Correlation Analysis**and originates from the word

**Correlation.**It focuses on the measure of the strength of the linear relationship between two

**continuous variables**. Let’s recall that continuous variables are a subset of quantitative variables and that they store numerical data that is measured on a scale that has an infinite number of values containing no breaks such as 234, 234.6 and 235.0.