DataFrame.freqItems(cols, support=None)[source]

Finding frequent items for columns, possibly with false positives. Using the frequent element count algorithm described in “, proposed by Karp, Schenker, and Papadimitriou”. DataFrame.freqItems() and DataFrameStatFunctions.freqItems() are aliases.

New in version 1.4.0.

colslist or tuple

Names of the columns to calculate frequent items for as a list or tuple of strings.

supportfloat, optional

The frequency with which to consider an item ‘frequent’. Default is 1%. The support must be greater than 1e-4.


This function is meant for exploratory data analysis, as we make no guarantee about the backward compatibility of the schema of the resulting DataFrame.