Reporting median with interquartile range plus %

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Reporting median with interquartile range plus %
« on: 21/10/2016 00:20:06 »
Hello friends,

I would like to report formally interquartile range in a text.

For example, 20 (12-30).

Moreover, I want to include the percentage symbol (%). 
I would write it like that:

20 (interquartile range 12-30)% or 20%(interquartile range 12-30%)

Do you agree? Which of the above sentences is better?

I should write the entire term “interquartile range” because the reader might do not know the abbreviation (IQR).

Thank you in advance.

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Re: Reporting median with interquartile range plus %
« Reply #1 on: 21/10/2016 15:11:32 »
I would use 20%(interquartile range 12-30%) because it is very clear.
Use of IQR is very common, but depends on audience.

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