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st: RE: A simple but really hard question


From   "Nick Winter" <nwinter@policystudies.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: A simple but really hard question
Date   Wed, 30 Oct 2002 16:33:50 -0500

Following the Latin theme, how about "sedeciles"?

---Nick WInter


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Li, Wenjun [mailto:WLi1@Lifespan.org] 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2002 4:16 PM
> To: 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'
> Subject: st: A simple but really hard question
> 
> 
> I am trying to find the name of quintiles.  When the 
> population was divided
> into four groups according to its distribution, we call them 
> quartiles; when
> divided into equally eight groups, we call them octiles; when 
> divided into
> 16 groups, what is the name for these quantiles?  
> 
> Thanks,  
> 
> 
> Wenjun Li
> Biostatistics Research Center
> Tufts-New England Medical Center
> 750 Washington Street, #63
> Boston, MA 02111
> Tel (617) 636 1603  Fax (617) 636 5560
> Email: wli1@lifespan.org <mailto:wli1@lifespan.org> 
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