Converts a quantile in character form to a number regarding some data. String form for a quantile is represented as a number prefixed with “q”; for example, 10th quantile is “q10” while 2nd quantile is “q2”. Will only take a quantile of non-zero data values

SetQuantile(cutoff, data)

Arguments

cutoff

The cutoff to turn into a quantile

data

The data to turn find the quantile of

Value

The numerical representation of the quantile

Examples

set.seed(42) SetQuantile('q10', sample(1:100, 10))
#> [1] 23.4