corTestDS {dsBase}R Documentation

Tests for correlation between paired samples

Description

This function is similar to R function cor.test.

Usage

corTestDS(x, y, method, exact, conf.level)

Arguments

x

a character string providing the name of a numerical vector.

y

a character string providing the name of a numerical vector.

method

a character string indicating which correlation coefficient is to be used for the test. One of "pearson", "kendall", or "spearman", can be abbreviated.

exact

a logical indicating whether an exact p-value should be computed. Used for Kendall's tau and Spearman's rho.

conf.level

confidence level for the returned confidence interval. Currently only used for the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient if there are at least 4 complete pairs of observations.

Details

The function runs a two-sided correlation test

Value

the results of the correlation test.

Author(s)

Demetris Avraam, for DataSHIELD Development Team


[Package dsBase version 6.2.0 ]