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Jan 2, 2011 10:30 PM
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Does anyone know how to create a boxlot using only the five-number-summary (MIN, Q1,MED, Q3, MAX)?

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As an example, if you create the following table:

you can use either Fit y by x or Variability to create box plots for each ID which show the correct Min, Q1, Med, Q3, and Max. In Fit y by x if you ask for Quantiles, all other calculated quantiles (ie 10 and 90) have no meaning since they depend on additional data not present.

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you can use either Fit y by x or Variability to create box plots for each ID which show the correct Min, Q1, Med, Q3, and Max. In Fit y by x if you ask for Quantiles, all other calculated quantiles (ie 10 and 90) have no meaning since they depend on additional data not present.

Example:

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you can use either Fit y by x or Variability to create box plots for each ID which show the correct Min, Q1, Med, Q3, and Max. In Fit y by x if you ask for Quantiles, all other calculated quantiles (ie 10 and 90) have no meaning since they depend on additional data not present.

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Re: Box plots from five number summary

I tried both options you suggested and indeed they work.

Thank you!

Naama

Thank you!

Naama