[R] work with a subset of the dataset
marc_schwartz at me.com
Fri Jan 13 04:38:47 CET 2012
Presuming that 'DF' is the data frame, I am not sure what is wrong with
NewDF <- subset(DF, (age >= 20) & (age <= 30))
presuming that 20 and 30 are to be included.
On Jan 12, 2012, at 9:26 PM, R. Michael Weylandt wrote:
> You can probably do it more easily with the subset() function but in
> my experience that often leads to more problems than solutions:
> perhaps try this.
> idx <- with(DATA, which(age > 20 & age < 30))
> DATA[idx, ]
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 5:25 PM, manu79 <manuelespino79 at hotmail.it> wrote:
>> I have a big dataset with many variables and I would like to consider only
>> the rows in which there is a specific value of a variable.
>> I make an example for explain what I mean:
>> I have 5 variables describing a person: age, sex, weight, colour of hair,
>> colour of eyes.
>> I have 1000 rows (1000 persons) and I want to consider only the persons
>> whose age is between 20 to 30. How can I do?
>> Thank you very much
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