Re: [R] Coding categorical variables in mixed environment

From: John Kane <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 06:26:59 -0400 (EDT)


try ?recode in package:car

>
> Hi R users,
>
> Suppose we have following data for a regression
> model:
>
> AGE:numerical
> SEX: male/female categorical
> COLOR: {blue, green, pink} categorical
> RESPONSE: yes/no categorical
>
> AGE SEX COLOR RESPONSE
> 10 M BLUE Y
> 12 M GREEN N
> 13 F PINK Y
> 11 M BLUE Y
> 13 M GREEN N
> 09 F GREEN N
> 15 F BLUE Y
> 11 F PINK Y
> 12 M PINK N
> 14 M GREEN N
>
> I want to code the categorical data as {male =1,
> female =2}, {blue =1, green
> =2, pink = 3} {yes =1, no =0} and finally get the
> new table.
>
> how can i do this?
>
> waiting for reply. Thanks in advance.
>
> bye
>
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