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RE: st: quartiles
There are lots of slightly different
definitions of quartiles (more generally
of quantiles) and packages
and sometimes commands within packages
differ in what they use. This could
easily account for some apparent
See for example
Rob J. Hyndman; Yanan Fan. 1996.
Sample quantiles in statistical packages
The American Statistician, 50(4) 361-365.
You may able to access this via http://www.jstor.org
> I was merely replying to Clive's suggestion.
> I have tried various things, I was not getting the
> same answer another author got. But I and a another
> statalist user have agreed that I ask the author, as
> he may have used other figures.
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