# Re: [R] Conditional plot length in R

From: David Winsemius <dwinsemius_at_comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 06 May 2011 14:34:56 -0400

On May 6, 2011, at 2:28 PM, Pavan G wrote:

> Hello All,
> Let's say I have data spanning all quadrants of x-y plane. If I plot
> data
> with a certain x and y range using xlim and ylim or by using
> plot.formula as
> http://www.mathkb.com/Uwe/Forum.aspx/statistics/5684/plotting-in-R
>
> *DF <- data.frame(x = rnorm(1000), y = rnorm(1000))
>
> *
> *> str(DF)*
> *'data.frame': 1000 obs. of 2 variables:
> \$ x: num -0.0265 0.1554 -0.1050 -0.9697 -0.3430 ...
> \$ y: num 1.386 -1.356 -1.170 0.426 0.204 ...
>
> Now, let's plot the data meeting the criteria you indicated above:
>
> plot(y ~ x, data = DF, subset = (x > 0) & (y > 0))*
>
> How then can I get the length of that data? If have 1000 data points
> and 200
> lie in x,y>0, how do I find that the length is 200?

with(DF, sum((x > 0) & (y > 0), na.rm=TRUE) ) # since it is 1 for TRUE and 0 for false after coercion.

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David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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