[R] re peating values in levels()

Ben Bolker bolker at ufl.edu
Sat Oct 17 21:48:13 CEST 2009




Donald Braman wrote:
> 
> Can someone help me understand this results?
> 
>> levels(as.factor(miset1$facts_convict))
> [1] "1" "1" "2" "3" "4" "5" "6"
> 
> converting to numeric and back doesn't seem to help:
> 
>> levels(as.factor(as.numeric(miset1$facts_convict)))
> [1] "1" "1" "2" "3" "4" "5" "6"
> 
> It's messing up my ologits.  Any way to correct this?
> 
> 

If we can't reproduce this, we can't help.
Would suggest that you dig back through the
history of how the offending variable/data frame
was created to see how it could have ended up that
way (which is definitely pathological), and try
to provide us with a reproducible example.

Results of sessionInfo() ?


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