Discrete samples may be averaged over time.
- iOS 8.0–13.0Deprecated
- Mac Catalyst 13.0–13.0Deprecated
- watchOS 2.0–6.0Deprecated
You typically use discrete types to monitor the change in the value over time. For example, body mass, heart rate, temperature, and respiratory rate are all discrete quantity types. You can also query for the minimum or maximum value in a given time period.