[R] Issue with results from 'summary' function in R
Keith.Jewell at campdenbri.co.uk
Fri Sep 18 16:56:16 CEST 2015
On 18/09/2015 13:08, Praveen Surendran wrote:
> Hi all,
> Attached table (that contains summary for a genetic association study) was read using the command:
> test <- read.table('testDat.txt',header=FALSE,stringsAsFactors=FALSE)
> Results from the summary of the attached table is provided below:
> Min. 1st Qu. Median Mean 3rd Qu. Max.
> 22070 22070 22070 22070 22070 22070
> As we can see column 5 of this table contains only one value - 22072
> I am confused as to why I am getting a value 22070 in the summary of this column.
> I tested this using versions of R including - R version 3.2.1 (2015-06-18) -- "World-Famous Astronaut"
> Thank you for looking at this issue.
> Kind Regards,
> summary(22072, digits=5)
Min. 1st Qu. Median Mean 3rd Qu. Max.
22072 22072 22072 22072 22072 22072
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