Hacker News Religion Poll

July 5, 2010

(This article was first published on R-Chart, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Hacker News user post polls from time to time – the following code constructs a bar chart based upon the responses to a recent poll on the stated religious affiliation of Hacker news users (parsed straight from the site).  The chart above is as of the date of this post – users may still be voting.


# Clean up the data

# Remove the word ‘points’
data=gsub(‘ points’,”,data)

# Put in a matrix format
m=as.data.frame(t(array(data, dim=c(2,14))))


# Plot
par(las=2, mar=c(14, 4, 4, 2) + 0.1, cex=0.85)
title(‘Hacker News Religion Poll’)

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