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11.15 VARIABLE LABELS

     VARIABLE LABELS
             var_list 'var_label'
             [ /var_list 'var_label']
             .
             .
             .
             [ /var_list 'var_label']

VARIABLE LABELS associates explanatory names with variables. This name, called a variable label, is displayed by statistical procedures.

To assign a variable label to a group of variables, specify a list of variable names and the variable label as a string. To assign different labels to different variables in the same command, precede the subsequent variable list with a slash (‘/’).