Define age group

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Description

Returns the 5-year age group ("<40", "40-44", ..., or "85+" years) to which an individual belongs.

Usage

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age_grp(age)

Arguments

age

continuous variable in years.

Value

Factor indicating the 5-year age group.

Author(s)

Stavroula A. Chrysanthopoulou

See Also

d_grp

Examples

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# 5-year age group of an individual 21 years old:
  age_grp(21)
# 5-year age group of an individual 77.5 years old:
  age_grp(77.5)