Re: [R] Adding number of non-NAs to boxplot

From: John Kane <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 15:19:32 -0400 (EDT)


Have a look at the addtable2plot function in the plotrix package.

It should do what you want.
--- stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> boxplot(x[,c(2,15,28,41,54,67,80,93,106)],
> ylab="mg/s", names=c("RM215",
> "RM202", "RM198", "RM190", "RM185", "RM179",
> "RM148", "RM119", "RM61"))
>
> this is the code I am using to make a standard box
> plot. Is there a way to
> get the number of NA observations plotted onto the
> graph easily. I can
> always go in and extract the numbers and add them
> into the boxplot from the
> output of boxplot
>
> d <- boxplot(x[,c(2,15,28,41,54,67,80,93,106)],
> ylab="mg/s",
> names=c("RM215", "RM202", "RM198", "RM190", "RM185",
> "RM179", "RM148",
> "RM119", "RM61"))
>
> d$n
>
>
>
> then I am still confused how to get this information
> into the graph I could
> use a legend but that seems suboptimal- I would
> like to have them under the
> names like
>
> RM215
> n=24
>
> I can provide data, but this seems more of a graph
> construction question
> than an analysis one.
>
> Thanks in advance
>
> Stephen
>
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