Re: [R] Summary Stats (not summary(x))

From: William Revelle <lists_at_revelle.net>
Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2008 10:45:18 -0500

At 11:26 AM -0400 7/9/08, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
>There are describe functions in prettyR and Hmisc packages and
>doSummary in doBy.

As well as describe and describe.by in the psych package.

>
>On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 11:15 AM, nmarti <nate318i@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>> I'm looking for a function that lists a few summary stats for a column (or
>> row) of data. I'm aware of summary(x), but that does not give me what I'm
>> looking for.
>> I'm actually looking for something that is very similar to the descriptive
>> statistics tool in excel; i.e. Mean, Std. Error, Std. Deviation, Kurtosis.
>> I'm positive that I came across a function that did this (possibly in
>> Rmetrics), but now I can't find it. I lost it in the endless mass of R
>> functions.
>>
>> Any help would be appreciated.
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