Re: [R] Another simple q - removing negative values

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Fri 15 Jul 2005 - 22:16:43 EST

Michael Hopkins <michael.hopkins@hopkins-research.com> writes:

> Sorry folks but again I have failed in my understanding of how to do a very
> simple thing. I've read the various texts and searched the help archives
> but no positive result so far.
>
> I want to remove all the rows in a data frame where one of the variables has
> negative values. In approx Stata pseudocode:
>
> drop _all, if( x < 0 )
>
> Please either point me to relevant sections of the docs or supply me with
> solution - I'm sure it's very simple.

There are variations:

d1 <- subset(d, x < 0)

d1 <- d[d$x < 0,]
d1 <- d[d$x < 0 & !is.na(d$x),] # essentially same as subset()

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