Personal R package for British Red Cross data science work.
To install from this repository:
devtools::install_github("matthewgthomas/brclib") # make sure you have the devtools library installed first library(brclib)
%**%: Multiply numbers only if at least one of them isn't zero
add_risk_quantiles: Add risk quantiles to a dataframe for the given column
as_pc: Convert proportions to %s
convert_date: Convert dates if they're in Excel (numeric) format
create_lookup_lsoa_lad_county: Create lookup table for Lower Layer Super Output Areas to Local Authorities to Counties
create_lookup_msoa_lad_county: Create lookup table for Middle Layer Super Output Areas to Local Authorities to Counties
download_shp: Download and load shapefiles from the web
download_wales: Download data from Stats Wales (https://statswales.gov.wales)
get_brc_colours: Get a list of British Red Cross colour hex codes
get_nhs_colours: Get a list of NHS colour hex codes
get_LSOAs: Get Lower Layer Super Output Areas and devolved nations' equivalents in a single spatial dataframe
get_month_num: Convert month name to the month's number
load_IMD: Load latest Index of Multiple Deprivation data for whole UK
load_postcodes: Load BRC's bespoke postcode directory (note the function to create this file hasn't been implemented in the package yet)
lookup_islands_postcodes: Lookup coordinates for UK postcodes that aren't in the ONS postcode directory (tends to be Guernsey, Jersey and Isle of Man), scraping them from https://checkmypostcode.uk/ where necessary
postcode_regex: Regular expression to match postcodes (allowing lowercase and unlimited spaces)
process_CRVs: Clean and process Community Reserve Volunteers data
read_excel_entirely: Load all worksheets in an Excel file into a single dataframe
round_up: Round up to nearest specified number
round_up_nice: Round up to nearest 'nice' number
The package assumes that all relevant data are stored within sub-folders of a base data directory. To see the default data directory, run:
To change this directory, run:
options("brclib.data_path" = "<PATH TO DATA FOLDER>")
The documentation for each function explains where it expects to find data. You can often set custom data directories in the parameters of individual functions.
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