varRecode: Recode levels of variable

Description

Recodes levels of variable from old values to new values. Levels in Old are recoded to levels in New by matching position in these two vectors.

Usage

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varRecode(Var, Old, New)

Arguments

Var

A variable to recode.

Old

Vector with original levels of Var

New

vector with new levels

Value

Returns variable with new levels

Author(s)

John J. Curtin jjcurtin@wisc.edu

See Also

recode

Examples

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##d$rIV1 = varRecode(d$IV1, c(-1,1), c(-.5, .5))
##d$rIV2 = varRecode(d$IV2, c(1,2,3), c(-.667, .333, .333))
##d$rIV3 = varRecode(d$IV3, c('A', 'B'), c('C', 'D'))

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