Questions tagged [deciles]

Deciles refers to the 10th, 20th .... 90th quantiles of a distribution.

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deciles in skewed distributions [closed]

Does it make sense to use deciles for distribution that are skewed. For example, consider the exponential distribution with lambda >= 1.5 or lambda distribution ...
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Non-monotonic decile averages

I've got a range of scores (output of a statistical model) between 0.0 and 1.0. When I split these into deciles and take within-decile averages, I get a sequence of numbers that is not monotonically ...
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How to estimate all percentile values (or distribution) from only decile values?

Background: I have two datasets with income estimates, one for the GLOBAL population, one for a LOCAL population (LOCAL only a small fraction of GLOBAL, on the order of 1/100). Datapoints: I have ...
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How are deciles defined when you have very few records to compute it?

How are deciles defined when you have very few records to compute it? For ex: ntile(10) as defined by standard frameworks, over, say, [1,2,3,4] gives us [(1,1), (2,2), (3,3), (4,4)]
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Can one use regression on a decile distribution to find specific percentile?

I have some decile distributions of income (1th to 9th decile). Now I would like to know the income of the 99th percentile. My idea is to use the nine data points that I have, to build a (probably not ...