|Date: ||Sat, 5 Feb 2011 20:57:35 -0500|
|Reply-To: ||Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: Quartile question|
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quartile definition from wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quartile.
On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 12:39 PM, Wensui Liu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> your investigator is very interesting and hope she understand quartile is
> relative position / rank of a value in the variable range.
> while there has to be min and max in a variable, no guarantee that there is
> a record falling exactly into q1/median/q3. the only reason that > 1 records
> at Qx is due to ties.
> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 8:47 PM, Dave <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Let me start off by stating that I am not a mathematician or a
>> statistician, just a lowly SAS programmer.
>> I ran a PROC MEANS to calculate Q1-Q4, MIN and MAX for a variable called
>> MPR. When I showed the results to the investigator, she wants to know how
>> many people are in each quartile (or how many in MIN or MAX).
>> Is this possible without a lot of work on my end?
>> Thanks all for your help.
> WenSui Liu
> Credit Risk Manager, 53 Bancorp
Credit Risk Manager, 53 Bancorp