Start by creating a folder dedicated to our module. On your computer go to My Documents and create a new folder entitled POLXXXX (XXXX indicates the code of our module). Go back to SurreyLearn and download the dataset in the folder. Go back to RStudio, create a new script file, name it
The first two lines of your script file should include the following three lines.
rm(list = ls()) # This command will clean your workspace setwd("~/POLXXXX") # This command will tell RStudio to read and save files at the folder POLXXXX load("EVS_UK.RData")
We can now start exploring our data. We can look the names of our variables with the
To see how our dataset looks like we can use the
Let’s explore what people think about democracy
boxplot(EVS_UK$v137, main= "Attitudes towards democracy", ylab= "Agree/Disagree")