# [R] Tables extraction in R ?

John Kane jrkrideau at inbox.com
Fri Jul 6 19:55:23 CEST 2012

```Have a look at the xtables package.  I have not used it in some time but I think it may do what you want.  A google search "R statistics xtables" should bring up some useful information on this.

John Kane

> -----Original Message-----
> From: sggko87 at gmail.com
> Sent: Fri, 6 Jul 2012 10:23:13 -0700 (PDT)
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> Subject: [R] Tables extraction in R ?
>
> Hi,
> I 'm a novice user of R statistics and my hands-on experience with it is
> minimal.
> I want to create a table for my MBA course assignment that looks like the
> ones that SPSS and MS Excel produces ,the data that the table has to
> include
> are the following :
>
>> table(agec)
> agec
>   1   2   3
> 749 160  32
>> x=table(agec)
>> x
> agec
>   1   2   3
> 749 160  32
>>
>> prop.table(x)
> agec
>          1          2          3
> 0.79596174 0.17003188 0.03400638
>> prop.test(749,941)
>
>         1-sample proportions test with continuity correction
>
> data:  749 out of 941, null probability 0.5
> X-squared = 328.5186, df = 1, p-value < 2.2e-16
> alternative hypothesis: true p is not equal to 0.5
> 95 percent confidence interval:
>  0.7684801 0.8209873
> sample estimates:
>         p
> 0.7959617
>
>> prop.test(160,941)
>
>         1-sample proportions test with continuity correction
>
> data:  160 out of 941, null probability 0.5
> X-squared = 408.5016, df = 1, p-value < 2.2e-16
> alternative hypothesis: true p is not equal to 0.5
> 95 percent confidence interval:
>  0.1468831 0.1959230
> sample estimates:
>         p
> 0.1700319
>
>> prop.test(32,941)
>
>         1-sample proportions test with continuity correction
>
> data:  32 out of 941, null probability 0.5
> X-squared = 815.4899, df = 1, p-value < 2.2e-16
> alternative hypothesis: true p is not equal to 0.5
> 95 percent confidence interval:
>  0.02374674 0.04822644
> sample estimates:
>          p
> 0.03400638
> This "percentages and confidence intrevals"  table should be  in an image
> file format since I have to upload it to a wiki page.
> Is there a specific command or even a series of commands I can use in
> order
> to extract this "graphics" table automatically, or I have to create it
> manually using Excel for example?
> Thanks,
> S.G.Golf.
>
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