You can save statistics from your analysis to the worksheet so that you can use them in other analyses, graphs, and macros. Minitab stores the selected statistics after the last column of data. The names of the storage columns end with a number that increases as you store the same statistic multiple times.

The statistics that are available for storage depend on the options that you select for the analysis. For more details on any of these statistics, go to All statistics and graphs.

Process data statistics that you can store

Variable name
Store the name of the column of measurements used for the analysis. Minitab stores the information in the column VarName1.
LSL
Store the lower specification limit. Minitab stores the value in the column LSL1.
LSL*
Store the transformed lower specification limit. Minitab stores the value in the column LSL*1.
Target
Store the target of the process. Minitab stores the value in the column Target1.
Target*
Store the transformed target of the process. Minitab stores the value in the column Target*1.
USL
Store the upper specification limit. Minitab stores the value in the column USL1.
USL*
Store the transformed upper specification limit. Minitab stores the value in the column USL*1.
Mean
Store the process mean. Minitab stores the value in the column Mean1.
Mean*
Store the process mean of the transformed data. Minitab stores the value in the column Mean*1.
Sample N
Store the sample size used for the analysis. Minitab stores the value in the column SampleN1.
StDev (Between)
Store the between-subgroup standard deviation. Minitab stores the value in the column BStDev1.
StDev (Within)
Store the within-subgroup standard deviation. Minitab stores the value in the column WStDev1.
StDev (B/W)
Store the between/within subgroup standard deviation. Minitab stores the value in the column TStDev1.
StDev (Between)*
Store the between-subgroup standard deviation of the transformed data. Minitab stores the value in the column BStDev*1.
StDev (Within)*
Store the within-subgroup standard deviation of the transformed data. Minitab stores the value in the column WStDev*1.
StDev (B/W)*
Store the between/within subgroup standard deviation of the transformed data. Minitab stores the value in the column TStDev*1.
StDev (Overall)
Store the overall standard deviation. Minitab stores the value in the column OStDev1.
StDev (Overall)*
Store the overall standard deviation of the transformed data. Minitab stores the value in the column OStDev*1.

Between/within (B/W) capability statistics that you can store

Cp or Z.Bench
Store the between/within capability measure Cp or Z.bench. Minitab stores the value in the column Cp/ZBen1.
Lower bound for Cp or Z.Bench
Store the lower confidence bound for the between/within capability measure Cp or Z.bench. Minitab stores the value in the column LBCp/ZBen1.
Upper bound for Cp or Z.Bench
Store the upper confidence bound for the between/within capability measure Cp or Z.bench. Minitab stores the value in the column UBCp/ZBen1.
CPL or Z.LSL
Store the between/within capability measure for the lower specification limit, CPL or Z.LSL. Minitab stores the value in the column CPL/ZL1.
CPU or Z.USL
Store the between/within capability measure for the upper specification limit, CPU or Z.USL. Minitab stores the value in the column CPU/ZU1.
Cpk
Store the between/within capability measure Cpk. Minitab stores the value in the column Cpk1.
Lower bound for Cpk
Store the lower confidence bound for the between/within capability measure Cpk. Minitab stores the value in the column LBCpk1.
Upper bound for Cpk
Store the upper confidence bound for the between/within capability measure Cpk. Minitab stores the value in the column UBCpk1.
CCpk
Store the between/within capability measure CCpk, which uses the information from a process target, center of the specification spread, or process average. Minitab stores the value in the column CCpk1.

Overall capability statistics that you can store

Cpm
Store the overall capability measure Cpm, which uses the information from a process target. Minitab stores the value in the column Cpm1.
Lower bound for Cpk
Store the lower confidence bound for the overall capability measure Cpm. Minitab stores the value in the column LBCpm1.
Pp or Z.Bench
Store the overall capability measure Pp or Z.Bench. Minitab stores the result in the column Pp/ZBen1.
Lower bound for Pp or Z.Bench
Store the lower confidence bound for the overall capability measure Pp or Z.Bench. Minitab stores the result in the column LBPp/ZBen1.
Upper bound for Pp or Z.Bench
Store the upper confidence bound for the overall capability measure Pp or Z.Bench. Minitab stores the result in the column UBPp/ZBen1.
PPL or Z.LSL
Store the overall capability measure for the lower specification limit, PPL or Z.LSL. Minitab stores the value in the column PPL/ZL1.
PPU or Z.USL
Store the overall capability measure for the upper specification limit, PPU or Z.USL. Minitab stores the value in the column PPU/UL1.
Ppk
Store the overall capability measure Ppk. Minitab stores the value in the column Ppk1.
Lower bound for Ppk
Store the lower confidence bound for the overall capability measure Ppk. Minitab stores the value in the column LBPpk1.
Upper bound for Ppk
Store the upper confidence bound for the overall capability measure Ppk. Minitab stores the value in the column LBPpk1.

Observed performance statistics that you can store

PPM or % < LSL
Store the observed parts per million (or observed percentage) less than the lower specification limit. Minitab stores the value in the column <LSL1.
PPM or % > USL
Store the observed parts per million (or observed percentage) greater than the upper specification limit. Minitab stores the value in the column >USL1.
PPM or % Total
Store the observed parts per million (or observed percentage) outside of the specification limits. Minitab stores the value in the column Total1.

Expected between/within (B/W) performance statistics that you can store

PPM or % < LSL
Store the expected parts per million (or the expected percentage) less than the lower specification limit, based on the between/within subgroup variation. Minitab stores the value in the column W<LSL1.
PPM or % > USL
Store the expected parts per million (or the expected percentage) greater than the upper specification limit, based on the between/within subgroup variation. Minitab stores the value in the column W>USL1.
PPM or % Total
Store the expected parts per million (or the expected percentage) outside of the specification limits, based on the between/within subgroup variation. Minitab stores the value in the column WTotal1.

Expected "overall" performance statistics that you can store

PPM or % < LSL
Store the expected parts per million (or the expected percentage) less than the lower specification limit, based on the overall variation. Minitab stores the value in the column O<LSL1.
PPM or % > USL
Store the expected parts per million (or the expected percentage) greater than the upper specification limit, based on the overall variation. Minitab stores the value in the column O>USL1.
PPM or % Total
Store the expected parts per million (or the expected percentage) outside of the specification limits, based on the overall variation. Minitab stores the value in the column OTotal1.

Box-Cox transformation value that you can store

Box-Cox
Store the lambda value used for the Box-Cox transformation. Minitab stores the value in the column Lambda1.
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