date_to_age: Convert Dates to Ages

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Examples

View source: R/munge.R

Description

Convert dates to ages.

Usage

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date_to_age(dob, refdate = Sys.time())

Arguments

dob

'Date of Birth'

refdate

Reference date to compare x with. Defaults to the current date

Value

Numeric, 'whole number' ages

Author(s)

Brendan Rocks [email protected]

Examples

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# The argument can take a single age
date_to_age("1952-04-29")

# Or a whole vector!
data(test_data)
test_data$age <- date_to_age(test_data$dob)

# Historical ages, too. How old were these people yesterday?

test_data$age <- date_to_age(test_data$dob, Sys.Date() - 1)

brendan-r/brocks documentation built on Feb. 17, 2018, 11:34 a.m.