pirls.mean: Calculates mean of variable

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pirls.meanR Documentation

Calculates mean of variable

Description

Calculates the mean of an observed variable (NOT one with plausible values) and its standard error.

Usage

pirls.mean(variable, by, data, 
export = FALSE, name = "output", folder = getwd())

Arguments

variable

The label corresponding to the observed variable, for example, "ASDAGE", for the age of the student.

by

The label for the grouping variable, usually the countries (i.e., by="IDCNTRYL"), but could be any other categorical variable.

data

An R object, normally a data frame, containing the data from PIRLS.

export

A logical value. If TRUE, the output is exported to a file in comma-separated value format (.csv) that can be opened from LibreOffice or Excel.

name

The name of the exported file.

folder

The folder where the exported file is located.

Value

pirls.mean returns a data frame with means and standard errors.

See Also

timss.mean, pisa.mean

Examples

## Not run: 
pirls.mean(variable='ASBHELA', by= 'IDCNTRYL', data=pirls)

## End(Not run)

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