Re: [R] Newbie question about read.table

From: David Kaplan <dkaplan_at_udel.edu>
Date: Fri 12 May 2006 - 03:54:42 EST

Here is what I'm doing

 birthweight <- read.table("c:/bw.dat", header = T)
> summary(glm(low~age,binomial))

Error in eval(expr, envir, enclos) : object "low" not found
>

Thanks all!

> David Kaplan wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> When I use the read.table function with header = T, I notice that it
>> gives me the variable names along the top as I expect. But, when I then
>> attempt an analysis, e.g. regression, it doesn't recognize the variable
>> names. Am I missing a step. Thank you
>>
>> David
>
> Are you assigning the result of read.table() to a data frame. And then
> do you refer to that data frame in your call to lm()? If that does not
> solve the problem, you may want to show us the code you are using.
>
> Chuck
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