Descriptive statistics summarize features of a sample, such as mean and standard deviations, median and quartiles, the maximum and minimum. With multiple variables, may include correlations and crosstabs. Can include visual displays - boxplots, histograms, scatterplots and so on.

Descriptive statistics summarize features of a sample.

Common descriptive statistics include mean and standard deviations, particular quantiles like the median and quartiles, the maximum and minimum, range and interquartile range, five number summaries and so on, but with multiple variables, may include correlations and crosstabs.

Descriptive statistics may include visual displays such as boxplots, histograms and scatterplots.

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