Re: [R] constructing a contingency table (ftable, table)

From: <stefan.duke_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2010 20:47:07 +0200

Hi Joris,
thanks for your help. I just had to alter it slightly (basically just transposing):

tmp <- array(rbind(t(test),t(test2)),

       dim=c(9,2,2),
       dimnames=list(colnames(test),rownames(test),c("Test","Test2")))
         ftable(tmp)

Thanks again!
Best,
Stefan

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 5:46 PM, Joris Meys <jorismeys_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I could get something close to what you asked using a little hack,
> emulating a table using an array based on your two matrices :
>
> test <- matrix(rpois(18,10),ncol=9,nrow=2)
> colnames(test) <- paste("Dis",1:9,sep="")
> rownames(test) <- c("2010","2020")
>
> test2 <- matrix(rpois(18,10),ncol=9,nrow=2)
> colnames(test2) <- paste("Dis",1:9,sep="")
> rownames(test2) <- c("2010","2020")
>
> tmp <- array(cbind(test,test2),
>        dim=c(2,9,2),
>        dimnames=list(rownames(test),colnames(test),c("Test","Test2")))
>
> ftable(as.table(tmp))
>
> Cheers
> Joris
>
> On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 3:42 PM, stefan.duke_at_gmail.com
> <stefan.duke_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> an hopefully quick table question.
>>
>> I have the following data:
>> Two objects that are 2*9 matrix with nine column names (Dis1, ...,
>> Dis9) and the row names (2010,2020). The content are frequencies
>> (numeric).
>>
>> In want to create a table that is along the lines of
>> ftable(UCBAdmissions) and should looks like this:
>> Dis1 | ...| Dis9
>> 2010|2020|....|2010|2020
>> (first row,first column is the value of Dis1 in 2010 from first
>> object)| (first row,second column is the value of Dis1 in 2020 from
>> first object)| ....
>> (second row,first column is the value of Dis1 in 2010 from second
>> object)| (first row,second column is the value of Dis1 in 2020 from
>> second object)| ....
>> and so on
>>
>> So basically what ftable does. But I do not understand how I can turn
>> my two matrices (which already contain the frequencies) into the
>> appropriate table object (if thats the way to go).
>>
>> Thanks and best,
>> Stefan
>>
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