[R] Partial correlations and p-values

David Freedman 3.14david at gmail.com
Sat Dec 5 19:01:57 CET 2009

you might look at partial.r in the psych package

dadrivr wrote:
> I'm trying to write code to calculate partial correlations (along with
> p-values).  I'm new to R, and I don't know how to do this.  I have
> searched and come across different functions, but I haven't been able to
> get any of them to work (for example, pcor and pcor.test from the ggm
> package).
> In the following example, I am trying to compute the correlation between x
> and y, while controlling for z (partial correlation):
> x <- c(1,20,14,7,9)
> y <- c(5,6,7,9,10)
> z <- c(13,27,16,5,4)
> What function can I append to this to find this partial correlation?  Many
> thanks!

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