equal_freq: Equal frequency binning

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/cross_plot.R

Description

Equal frequency tries to put the same quantity of cases per bin when possible. It's a wrapper of function cut2 from Hmisc package.

Usage

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equal_freq(var, n_bins)

Arguments

var

input variable

n_bins

number of bins to split 'var' by equal frequency, if it not possible to calculate for the desired bins, it returns the closest number

Value

The binned variable.

Examples

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## Example 1
summary(heart_disease$age)
age_2=equal_freq(var=heart_disease$age, n_bins = 10)
summary(age_2)

## Example 2
age_3=equal_freq(var=heart_disease$age, n_bins = 5)
summary(age_3)

Example output

Loading required package: Hmisc
Loading required package: lattice
Loading required package: survival
Loading required package: Formula
Loading required package: ggplot2

Attaching package: 'Hmisc'

The following objects are masked from 'package:base':

    format.pval, round.POSIXt, trunc.POSIXt, units

sh: 1: cannot create /dev/null: Permission denied
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   Min. 1st Qu.  Median    Mean 3rd Qu.    Max. 
  29.00   48.00   56.00   54.44   61.00   77.00 
[29,43) [43,46) [46,51) [51,54) [54,57) [57,59) [59,61) [61,63) [63,67) [67,77] 
     36      27      31      33      35      36      26      19      34      26 
[29,46) [46,54) [54,59) [59,63) [63,77] 
     63      64      71      45      60 

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