Re: [R] Pearson and Spearman correlation coeffcients matrix

From: Ivar Herfindal <>
Date: Sun 03 Jul 2005 - 23:28:33 EST

Douglas Bates wrote:

> On 7/3/05, Nuno Soares <> wrote:

>>Hi everyone,
>>I've been trying to find a function that outputs the Pearson and/or Spearman
>>correlation coefficients for several variables with the associated
>>statistics in one single table/matrix. For what I've been able to understand
>>the Stats package is only able to compute these coeficients/statistics only
>>in defined pairs. This becomes time consuming when we want to determine
>>these measures with, say, 10 variables or more. Does anyone knows a solution
>>to this?

> I believe that the cor function already does what you want. Check
> ?cor
> and
> example(cor)
> If the first argument to cor is a matrix, it returns the correlation
> matrix of all the columns.
You can also try the rcorr function in the Hmisc package (or bundle or whatever it is called). It returns one matrix with correlation coefficients and one matrix with p-values.

Ivar mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Sun Jul 03 23:30:47 2005

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