Job grade plot

July 15, 2009
By

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

This plot:

was created using the following R code:

plot (q9e~q8, type = "n",
xlim = c(1,13), ylim = c(1,13),
cex.lab=1.25,cex.axis=0.75,
col.lab = "#333333",
xlab = "Obama job grade",
ylab = "Congressional job grade",
xaxt ="n", yaxt="n",
main="Obama and Congressional 100 day job grades")

abline (or,lwd=2,col="red")
abline (od,lwd=2,col="blue")


axis(1,at=c(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13),
lab=c("A+","A","A-","B+","B","B-","C+","C","C-","D+","D","D-","F"),
col.lab="#333333", col.axis="#333333", tck=-0.02, cex.axis=0.75)

axis(2,at=c(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13),
lab=c("A+","A","A-","B+","B","B-","C+","C","C-","D+","D","D-","F"),
col.lab="#333333", col.axis="#333333", tck=-0.02, cex.axis=0.75)

text (5,6, "Democrats",col="blue")
text (4,9.5, "Republicans",col="red")
text(3,1,"Source: CNN/ORC Poll, April 2009",col="#777777",cex=0.75)

To leave a comment for the author, please follow the link and comment on his blog: Learning R.

R-bloggers.com offers daily e-mail updates about R news and tutorials on topics such as: visualization (ggplot2, Boxplots, maps, animation), programming (RStudio, Sweave, LaTeX, SQL, Eclipse, git, hadoop, Web Scraping) statistics (regression, PCA, time series, trading) and more...



If you got this far, why not subscribe for updates from the site? Choose your flavor: e-mail, twitter, RSS, or facebook...

Comments are closed.