


French
Equivalent: Quantiles 
Definition: 
The class (n1) partition values of a variate which divide the total frequency of a population or a sample into a given number n of equal proportions. For example, if n=4 the n1 values are the quartiles although the central variate value is generally termed the median.

Source
Publication: 
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Statistical
Theme: Methodological information (metadata) 
Created
on Sunday, May 26, 2002 
Last
updated on Thursday, August 11, 2005 












