Government has produced a new guide, The R Guide to ESDS Large-Scale
Government Surveys. The aim of this guide is to provide an introduction
to analysing large scale government surveys
with the help of the R statistical software package.
The guide focuses on providing
step-by-step examples of common operations most users carry out in the
course of their research: how to open data sets, do basic data
manipulation operations, produce simple descriptive statistics or
weighted contingency tables.
should be noted however that this guide is not an introduction to R.
Beginners should use it in conjunction with one of the more
comprehensive guides available online. Links and information
about R resources are available at the end of the guide, which is