Endgames Statistical question

Measures of spread

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b230 (Published 22 January 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b230
  1. John Fletcher, clinical epidemiologist
  1. 1BMJ, London WC1H 9JR
  1. jfletcher{at}bmj.com

    Which, if any, of the following are measures of spread?

    • a) Mode

    • b) Interquartile range

    • c) Skewness

    • d) Variance

    Answer

    b and d—When presenting numerical data it is useful to give an idea of the range …

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