Example 2.9. Listing the Rank and Percentile for Each Observation


Rank the observations in a data set based on the value of a numeric variable. Determine the quartile based on the value of a numeric variable. List the observations and their ranks and quartiles.


                     Official Results of Boston
 Marathon 1980-2004                                  1
                 With Winning Times Ranked from
 Fastest(1) to Slowest(N)

                                     Women's Division

          Year  Winner                  Country   
 Time Order Quartile 1980 Jacqueline ...

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