[R] Using subset with describe in Hmisc

Frank E Harrell Jr feh3k at spamcop.net
Sat Sep 6 06:54:41 CEST 2003

On Fri, 5 Sep 2003 20:28:59 -0700
"Greg Blevins" <gblevins at mn.rr.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> This is an embarassingly simple question, but I cannot get subset to work with describe.
> dataframe is attached and called Ph
> >describe(q1, subset=qs3a==1)
> qs3a is numeric.
> This runs, but no subset takes place.
> Thanks in advance.
> Greg Blevins
> The Market Solutions Group
> 	[[alternative HTML version deleted]]

If you type ?describe you won't see a subset argument for describe when the first argument is not a formula.  Use describe(~ q1, subset=....).  

Frank E Harrell Jr    Professor and Chair            School of Medicine
                      Department of Biostatistics    Vanderbilt University

More information about the R-help mailing list