[R] "non-sample" standard-deviation

From: <el_eli_at_gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2008 11:34:42 +0200

R seems to use the "1/n-1"-factor calculating the standard-deviation sd().

If i wat to get the "non-sample" standard-deviation i use sqrt(sd(x)^2*((n-1)/n))

Is there a parameter to get the sd()-function using the "1/n" factor directly?
Or is there any other function to do so?

Thank you in advance :-)

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