Re: [R] How to include NA's of a factor in table?

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon 10 Jul 2006 - 22:34:13 EST

If we specify exclude=NULL in factor then it need not also be specified in table:

fcv <- factor(c('a', NA, 'c'), exclude=NULL) table(fcv)

On 7/10/06, Jacques VESLOT <jacques.veslot@good.ibl.fr> wrote:
> fcv <- factor(c('a', NA, 'c'), exclude=NULL)
> table(fcv, exclude=NULL)
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> Heinz Tuechler a écrit :
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> > Is there a better way to include NA's of a factor in the output of table()
> > than using as.character()?
> > Admittedly, I do not understand the help page for table concerning the
> > exclude argument applied to factors. I tried in different ways, but could
> > not get NA to be included in the table, if not using as.character() (see
> > example).
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Heinz
> >
> > ## example
> > fcv <- factor(c('a', NA, 'c'))
> > table(fcv) # shows a, c
> > table(fcv, exclude='a') # shows c
> > table(fcv, exclude="") # shows a, c
> > table(fcv, exclude=NULL) # shows a, c
> > table(as.character(fcv), exclude=NULL) # shows a, c, NA
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