numSummary
creates neatly formatted tables of means, standard deviations, coefficients of variation,
skewness, kurtosis, and quantiles of numeric variables.
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data 
a numeric vector, matrix, or data frame. 
statistics 
any of 
type 
definition to use in computing skewness and kurtosis; see the

quantiles 
quantiles to report; default is 
groups 
optional variable, typically a factor, to be used to partition the data. 
x 
object of class 
... 
arguments to pass down from the print method. 
numSummary
returns an object of class "numSummary"
containing the table of
statistics to be reported along with information on missing data, if there are any.
John Fox jfox@mcmaster.ca
mean
, sd
, quantile
,
skewness
, kurtosis
.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9  ## Not run:
library(car)
Prestige[1, "income"] < NA
numSummary(Prestige[,c("income", "education")],
statistics=c("mean", "sd", "quantiles", "cv", "skewness", "kurtosis"))
numSummary(Prestige[,c("income", "education")], groups=Prestige$type)
remove(Prestige)
## End(Not run)

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