fivenum {stats}R Documentation

Tukey Five-Number Summaries

Description

Returns Tukey's five number summary (minimum, lower-hinge, median, upper-hinge, maximum) for the input data.

Usage

fivenum(x, na.rm = TRUE)

Arguments

x

numeric, maybe including NAs and +/-Infs.

na.rm

logical; if TRUE, all NA and NaNs are dropped, before the statistics are computed.

Value

A numeric vector of length 5 containing the summary information. See boxplot.stats for more details.

See Also

IQR, boxplot.stats, median, quantile, range.

Examples

fivenum(c(rnorm(100), -1:1/0))

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