[R] Creating dummy variable using ifelse statement while you also retain NA's
jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Wed Aug 17 20:50:26 CEST 2016
I cannot imagine why you would want ifelse to support an na.rm argument, and your phrase 'still retains the missing data denoted as "NA"' seems exactly how ifelse works anyway. You may need to study how NA values work... basic things like TRUE & NA ==NA and when you should use is.na(). The"Introduction to R" document may be helpful, as might "The R Inferno".
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On August 17, 2016 11:24:45 AM PDT, Olu Ola via R-help <r-help at r-project.org> wrote:
>Hello,I am trying to create a dummy variable using the ifelse
>statement. However, the ifelse statement does not recognize na.rm =
>How can I create a dummy variable so that it still retains the missing
>data denoted as "NA" ?
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