fiveNS

0th

Percentile

Five-Number Summaries

Function to compute five-number summaries (minimum, 1st quartile, median, 3rd quartile, maximum)

Keywords
distribution, univar
Usage
fiveNS(x, na.rm = TRUE, type = 7)
Arguments
x

numeric vector

na.rm

logical; remove NA before the computations.

type

an integer between 1 and 9 selecting one of nine quantile algorithms; for more details see quantile.

Details

In contrast to fivenum the functions computes the first and third quartile using function quantile.

Value

A numeric vector of length 5 containing the summary information.

See Also

fivenum, quantile

Aliases
  • fiveNS
Examples
# NOT RUN {
x <- rnorm(100)
fiveNS(x)
fiveNS(x, type = 2)
fivenum(x)
# }
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