Re: [R] svytable and na's

From: Thomas Lumley <>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 09:48:14 +1200

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 11:41 PM, Manderscheid Katharina <> wrote:
> hi,
> i am trying to work with the survey package in order to apply survey design weights. the data set i am using - ess - contains missing values.
> my question: when using svytable(~variable1+variable2, design=my.svydesign.object, na.rm=T) the resulting crosstable contains all missings although i defined the na's as such.

Could you give more details? There isn't an na.rm= argument to svytable, so it's not surprising it has no effect, but I don't know what you mean when you say the table "contains all missings." Perhaps you could show us the output and say how it differs from what you expected.


Thomas Lumley
Professor of Biostatistics
University of Auckland

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