[R] how to select cases based on value of one or more variables

Simone Gabbriellini simone.gabbriellini at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 22:15:47 CET 2008

```sorry for my bad presentation...

> students
\$Auno
[1]  6  1  2  2  1  3  4  2  4  2  4  4  1  1 NA  1  4  2  1  1  1
5  4
[24]  2  1  2  1  2  1  4  4  1  1  1  2  1  6  1  1  1  1  1  2  1
2  1
[47]  2  2  1  4  2  4  3  1  1  1  1  3  2  1  4  4  4  4  2  4  1
2  4
[70]  1  3  4  5  2  4  3  5  5  4  2  1  1  1  1  4  5  2  4  4  1
4  2
[93]  1  2  3  3  2  1  2  2  2  1  1  1  3  5  5  5  2 NA  2  1 NA
5  2
[116]  1  4  2 NA  1  4  5  2  3  1  1  1  1  4  2  1  1  3  2  4  2
4  2
[139]  1  4  1  2  4  1  2  3  2  1  1  2  4  4  3  4  1  1  3  2  1
1  2
[162]  1  2  5  5  5  1  4  3  2  3  3  2  1  1  5  1  2  1  1  2  1
2  1
[185]  1  2  1  1  1  1  3  4  2  1  4  2  4  1  4  2  1  1  1  2  1
4  1
[208]  5  1  1  4  4  2  1  1  5  4  1  1  5  5  4  1  4

\$Sex
[1] 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2
2 1
[35] 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2
1 2
[69] 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2
2 2
[103] 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 1
2 1
[137] 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1
2 2
[171] 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 2 2 1 2 1
2 2
[205] 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2

....

I would like to filter - or subset - the dataset for \$Sex = 1 (in this
case means male...),  for example...

thanks anyway,
Simone

Il giorno 30/nov/08, alle ore 21:49, Don MacQueen ha scritto:

> It is.
>
> For example, if you have a variable stored as a vector named "x",
> and another variable stored as aa vector named "y", you can select
> cases of y where x is greater than 3 by using
>
>  y[x>3]
>
> However, you're going to have to provide more information in order
> to get a better answer than that (see the posting guide, link
> included with every post to r-help). In particular, I'm guessing
> that the answer you really want looks somewhat different than my
> example -- but this depends on the exact structure of what
>
> I'd also suggest reading some of the documentation available from
> the R website (CRAN), notably, "An Introduction to R".
>
> -Don
>
> At 9:36 PM +0100 11/30/08, Simone Gabbriellini wrote:
>> dear list,
>>
>>
>> now I have a list with all my variable stored as vectors.
>>
>> is it possible to selec cases based on the value of one or more
>> variables?
>>
>> thank you,
>> Simone
>>
>> ______________________________________________
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>> guide.html
>> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
>
>
> --
> ---------------------------------
> Don MacQueen
> Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
> Livermore, CA, USA
> 925-423-1062
> macq at llnl.gov
> ---------------------------------

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