Looping In R

Kevin Feasel

2017-02-08

R

Klodian Dhana explains how to build a for loop in R:

I used linear mixed effect model and therefore I loaded the lme4 library. The loop should work with other regression analysis (i.e. linear regression), if you modify it according to your regression model. If you don’t know which part to modify, leave a comment below and I will try to help.

As other loops, this call variables of interest one by one and for each of them extract and store the betas, standard error and p value. Remember, this code is specific for linear mixed effect models.

Read the whole thing.  It’s good to keep in mind, though, that set-based R operations tend to perform best, so save looping for cases in which you can’t build a set-based function.

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