Descriptives
memisc
0.99.26.3

# Vectors of Univariate Sample Statistics¶

## Description¶

`Descriptives(x)`

gives a vector of sample statistics for use in `codebook`

.

## Usage¶

```
Descriptives(x,...)
## S4 method for signature 'atomic'
Descriptives(x, weights = NULL, ...)
## S4 method for signature 'item.vector'
Descriptives(x, weights = NULL, ...)
```

## Arguments¶

`x`

an atomic vector or

`"item.vector"`

object.`weights`

an optional vector of weights.

`...`

further arguments, to be passed to future methods.

## Value¶

A numeric vector of sample statistics, containing the range, the mean, the standard deviation, the skewness and the (excess) kurtosis.

## Examples¶

```
x <- rnorm(100)
Descriptives(x)
```

```
Min Max Mean Std.Dev. Skewness Kurtosis
-3.34932408 2.65141740 -0.10850291 1.03368145 -0.04969424 0.62662213
```