[R] Would like to apply a weight variable to the summary function in Hmisc

Frank E Harrell Jr fharrell at virginia.edu
Mon Aug 18 13:20:38 CEST 2003

On Sun, 17 Aug 2003 21:31:38 -0500
"Greg Blevins" <gblevins at mn.rr.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> In the Hmisc package, functions describe and summarize can explicitly take a
> weight variable.
> My question is can a weight variable be applied when using 'summary'?
> For example, using...summary(var1 ~  var2) I would like to weight the data
> by var 3 (same length).
> Is this possible?

No but you can do this with summarize (if all you want is cross-classification) using an example I posted on r-help a few weeks ago.  


> Thanks a lot.
> Greg Blevins
> The Market Solutions Group, Inc.
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Frank E Harrell Jr              Prof. of Biostatistics & Statistics
Div. of Biostatistics & Epidem. Dept. of Health Evaluation Sciences
U. Virginia School of Medicine  http://hesweb1.med.virginia.edu/biostat

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