percentile


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percentile

[pər′sen‚tīl]
(statistics)
A value in the range of a set of data which separates the range into two groups so that a given percentage of the measures lies below this value.
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The reaction time distributions for each individual in a moderately large sample of adults were analyzed in terms of percentiles, and then each reaction time percentile was correlated with a number of cognitive variables and with age.
In an intermediate order-statistics book, David (1981) elaborated the computation of percentile for continuous and discrete distributions.
Intelligence quotient and achievement test scores were converted to percentile ranks and were plotted on the assessment profile (see Figure 1).
73 over the three-month period, causing a decrease in liquidity from trading in the 10th percentile to the 11th percentile.
Therefore, efforts should be made to follow children at or above the 50th percentile at yearly physical exams so unhealthy weight gain patterns can be identified and intervened upon early--before they become problematic," Dr.
59 over the three-month period, causing an increase in liquidity from trading in the 44th percentile to the 43rd percentile.
Only 4% of the girls who were below the 50th percentile in adolescence became overweight or obese by follow-up, while 26% of the boys initially below the 50th percentile became overweight or obese.
1 over the three-month period, causing a decrease in liquidity from trading in the third percentile to the fourth percentile.
39 over the three-month period, causing an increase in liquidity from trading in the 10th percentile to the sixth percentile.
Overall, the district's first-graders scored at the 56th percentile in reading and spelling, the 47th percentile in math and 46th percentile in language.
9 over the three-month period, causing a decrease in liquidity from trading in the 11th percentile to the 17th percentile.
2 over the three-month period, causing an increase in liquidity from trading in the 37th percentile to the 24th percentile.