[R] Storing output in an array or matrix

From: tieflingrogue <chris.ccampbell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 11:07:08 -0800 (PST)

I have a data set which has, let's say, income by state. I'm trying to output income quartiles for each state into an array by doing a loop so that I don't have to do it state by state by hand.

ie, something like

for (i in 1:50) {

quantile(subset(data,state==i)$income) -> r[i,5] }

where the output of quantile will give 5 columns for each state. r would be a 50x5 matrix where each row represents state i's income quartiles.


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