Simple question, I'm new to biostatistics and the interpretation of qq-plots. What does this qq-plot say about the distribution of my sample? Is it bimodal?

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    $\begingroup$ Comparing it to qqnorm(c(rbeta(44000, 50, 50), rbeta(21000,1,1)*0.6 + 0.2)) might give you some insight. $\endgroup$
    – whuber
    Aug 17, 2015 at 15:38
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    $\begingroup$ Magic! Where do you keep the secret recipe? $\endgroup$ Aug 17, 2015 at 16:09
  • $\begingroup$ did you find out in the end what this meant? $\endgroup$
    – tsando
    May 19, 2018 at 20:40


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