[R] How to use tapply with more than one variables grouped
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Oct 24 02:45:16 CEST 2012
On Oct 23, 2012, at 1:25 PM, noobmin wrote:
> AL AR CA NY
> Doug 250 250 250 NA
> Jennifer 20 340 300 100
> Michele 250 500 250 60
> Obama 15 45 520 600
> My English is not very good, I'll try again. I want to list ALL states in
> the country where Obama had greater contribution. The table above shows the
> total contribution received by each candidate in a given state. To AL state
> obama not received more than Doug. For the AR state he received no more than
> others candidates. For the CA state he received a total of $ 520, which is
> 520>300>250>=250 and should be selected. In NY also had the largest
> contribution, $ 600, 600>100>60 and should therefore be selected.
> I want to make it to the N presidency candidates and M states of the
> country. The table above is only an example.
> apply(dat, 2, function(x) x["Obama"] == max(x, na.rm=TRUE) )
AL AR CA NY
FALSE FALSE TRUE TRUE
> names(dat)[ apply(dat, 2, function(x) x["Obama"] == max(x, na.rm=TRUE) ) ]
 "CA" "NY"
> Sorry again, for me it was clear. = (
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David Winsemius, MD
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