Re: [R] if statement

From: Simon Blomberg <s.blomberg1_at_uq.edu.au>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 16:52:28 +1000

My solutions are usually too baroque, but does this do what you want?

x <- rnorm(100)
quants <- quantile(x, c(.3, .7))
Case <- rep(2, length(x)) # 2 lies in the middle of the distribution Case[x <= quants[1]] <- 0
Case[x >= quants[2]] <- 1
Case

Cheers,

Simon.

On Mon, 2007-06-11 at 15:14 -0700, Jiong Zhang, PhD wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I have a rather naive question. I have the height of 100 individuals in
> a table and I want to assign the tallest 30% as Case=1 and the bottom
> 30% as Case=0. How do I do that?
>
> thanks.
>
> jiong
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