A function to calculate and format a mean and standard deviation.

fmt_mean_sd(x, format = "%.1f", sd_format = NULL)

Arguments

x

The input data vector or data frame column.

format

A formatting string suitable for input into the sprintf function. By default, this format is defined as "%.1f", which displays the mean and standard deviation with one decimal place.

sd_format

An optional format for the standard deviation. If this parameter is not supplied, the standard deviation will be formatted the same as the mean, according to the `format` parameter.

Value

The formatted mean and standard deviation.

Details

This function calculates a mean and standard deviation, and formats using sprintf. You may control the format using the format parameter. Function will ignore NA values in the input data. Results are returned as a character vector.

See also

Examples

v1 <- c(4.3, 3.7, 8.7, 6.1, 9.2, 5.6, NA, 0.7, 7.8, 4.9)

# Format mean and standard deviation
fmt_mean_sd(v1)

# Output
# "5.7 (2.7)"