Box plots, Applied Statistics

This box plot displays the diversity wfood; the data ranges from 0.05710 being the minimum value and 0.78900 being the maximum value. The box plot is slightly positively skewed at 0.15 as the whisker at the top of the box is longer than the whisker at the bottom of the box, this shows that there are more values at the top end of the box. The lower quartile is basically the 25th percentile which is 0.28160; the median is the 50th percentile which is 0.35400 and the upper quartile is 75th percentile which is 0.42590.

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In relation to extreme data for wfood there are 5 outliers which have been identified on the box plot which deviate significantly from the rest of the distribution of the data:     

Outlier Value

Row

0.0571

1508

0.0465

66

0.6567

1223

0.6586

1067

0.7890

549

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