[R] extracting data from a dataframe

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Fri Aug 2 17:49:06 CEST 2002

>>>>> "tim" == Tim Wilson <wilson at visi.com> writes:

    tim> Hi everyone,
    tim> Here's a question about extracting data from a dataframe:

    tim> Let's say I've got a dataframe with two vectors, TEST and GENDER. GENDER
    tim> contains a 1 for males and 2 for females. I want to separate the results
    tim> of TEST by GENDER so I can compare their means.

    tim> What's the most efficient way to do this with R?

something like:


(where "df" is the data.frame).

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