A function to calculate and format a quantile range.

fmt_quantile_range(x, format = "%.1f", sep = "-", lower = 0.25, upper = 0.75)

Arguments

x The input data vector or data frame column. A formatting string suitable for input into the sprintf function. By default, this format is defined as "%.1f", which displays the value with one decimal place. The character to use as a separator between the two quantiles. The lower quantile range. Default is .25. The upper quantile range. Default is .75.

Value

The formatted quantile range.

Details

This function calculates a quantile range using the stats package quantile function, and then formats the output using sprintf. You may control the format using the format parameter. Function will ignore any NA values in the input data. Results are returned as a character vector.

By default, the function calculates the 1st and 3rd quantiles at .25 and .75. The upper and lower quantile ranges may be changed with the upper and lower parameters.

Other helpers: fmt_cnt_pct(), fmt_mean_sd(), fmt_median(), fmt_n(), fmt_range()
# Create example vector
# "4.3 - 7.8"