FIVE-NUMBER SUMMARY

a term used in exploratory data analysis where the data is characterised by using 5 summary statistics; 2 extreme scores, upper and lower hinges and the median scores.

FIVE-NUMBER SUMMARY: "The five number summary uses 5 points of data."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FIVE-NUMBER SUMMARY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/five-number-summary/ (accessed July 25, 2017).
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