categories_for_level: Use metadata to extract categories for column of specific...

categories_for_levelR Documentation

Use metadata to extract categories for column of specific level

Description

For tables with data with hierarchical categories, metadata containing hierarchy level descriptions is used to extract categories at a specified level of hierarchy only.

Usage

categories_for_level(
  data,
  column_name,
  level = NA,
  strict = FALSE,
  remove_duplicates = TRUE
)

Arguments

data

data table object as returned from get_cansim()

column_name

the quoted name of the column to extract categories from

level

the hierarchy level depth to which to extract categories, where 0 is top category

strict

(default FALSE) when TRUE will only extract that specific hierarchy level

remove_duplicates

(default TRUE) When set to TRUE higher level grouping categories already captured by lower level hierarchy data will be removed

Value

A vector of categories

Examples

## Not run: 
data <- get_cansim("16-10-0117")
categories_for_level(data,"North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)",level=2)

## End(Not run)

cansim documentation built on May 10, 2022, 9:06 a.m.