util_assign_levlabs: utility function to assign labels to levels

Description Usage Arguments Value

View source: R/util_assign_levlabs.R

Description

function to assign labels to levels of a variable

Usage

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util_assign_levlabs(
  variable,
  string_of_levlabs,
  splitchar,
  assignchar,
  ordered = TRUE
)

Arguments

variable

vector vector with values of a study variable

string_of_levlabs

character len=1. value labels, e.g. 1 = no | 2 = yes

splitchar

character len=1. splitting character(s) in string_of_levlabs, usually SPLIT_CHAR

assignchar

character len=1. assignment operator character(s) in string_of_levlabs, usually = or :

ordered

the function converts variable to a factor, by default to an ordered factor assuming LHS of assignments being meaningful numbers, e.g. 1 = low | 2 = medium | 3 = high. If no special order is given, set ordered to FALSE, e.g. for 1 = male | 2 = female or 1 = low | 2 = high | 3 = medium.

Value

a data.frame with labels assigned to categorical variables (if available)


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