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In Excel how to add formula for Quintile?

Posted on 2016-10-05
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Last Modified: 2016-10-10
Ho can I calculate Quintile value (1,2,3,4,5) for value field.

Value             Quintile
1.61            1
1.67            1
1.79            1
2.19            2
2.20            2
2.27            2
2.28            2
2.28            3
2.45            3
2.45            3
2.57            4
2.58            4
3.07            5
3.38            5
Question by:Bharat Guru
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Use this formula:

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by:Bharat Guru
ID: 41831796
Is above code will do below? If not I'm looking for something like below.

case   if cell("A2").value is between  PERCENTILE(A2:A15 , 0 ) and PERCENTILE(A2:A15 , .2 )
case   if cell("A2").value is between PERCENTILE(A2:A15 , .2 ) and PERCENTILE(A2:A15 , .4 )
 case   if cell("A2").value is between PERCENTILE(A2:A15 , .4 ) and PERCENTILE(A2:A15 , .6 )
 case   if cell("A2").value is between PERCENTILE(A2:A15 , .6 )and PERCENTILE(A2:A15 , .8)
 case   if cell("A2").value is between PERCENTILE(A2:A15 , .8 )and PERCENTILE(A2:A15 , 1 )
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MacroShadow earned 2000 total points
ID: 41832418
Try this function:
Public Function CustomQuintile(rngFirstCell As Range, strRange As Range) As Long
    If rngFirstCell.Value >= Application.WorksheetFunction.Percentile(strRange, 0) And rngFirstCell.Value < Application.WorksheetFunction.Percentile(strRange, 0.2) Then
        CustomQuintile = 1
    ElseIf rngFirstCell.Value > Application.WorksheetFunction.Percentile(strRange, 0.2) And rngFirstCell.Value < Application.WorksheetFunction.Percentile(strRange, 0.4) Then
        CustomQuintile = 2
    ElseIf rngFirstCell.Value > Application.WorksheetFunction.Percentile(strRange, 0.4) And rngFirstCell.Value < Application.WorksheetFunction.Percentile(strRange, 0.6) Then
        CustomQuintile = 3
    ElseIf rngFirstCell.Value > Application.WorksheetFunction.Percentile(strRange, 0.6) And rngFirstCell.Value < Application.WorksheetFunction.Percentile(strRange, 0.8) Then
        CustomQuintile = 4
    ElseIf rngFirstCell.Value > Application.WorksheetFunction.Percentile(strRange, 0.8) And rngFirstCell.Value <= Application.WorksheetFunction.Percentile(strRange, 1) Then
        CustomQuintile = 5
    End If
End Function

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Then use this formula and drag it down:

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by:Bharat Guru
ID: 41836944

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