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Date:         Thu, 13 Jul 2006 17:44:45 -0500
Reply-To:     "Reutter, Alex" <areutter@spss.com>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Reutter, Alex" <areutter@spss.com>
Subject:      Re: White paper for percentile rank formula
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See the algorithms document for the procedure(s) you're interested in.

http://support.spss.com/tech/Products/SPSS/Documentation/Statistics/algorithms/index.html

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Alex

> -----Original Message----- > From: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of > Frank Berry > Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2006 2:54 PM > To: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > Subject: White paper for percentile rank formula > > Hi, > > Is there a white paper that explains a formula for each of the following > percentiles in spss? When there is missing values in a numeric variable > ranging from 0 to 100 (all integers), would the same formula for > percentiles applies to missing values in that variable? For example, an > equal percentile can be obtained for values of 49, 50 - missing and 51. Or > in other cases, same value of 49 could have two or more percentiles. > > TIA. > Frank > > /PERCENTILES= 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 > 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 > 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 > 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 > 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 > 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 > 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 > 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 > 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 >


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