[R] importing NPDB

Clint Bowman clint at ecy.wa.gov
Wed Dec 28 23:25:49 CET 2011




Warning message:
In `levels<-`(`*tmp*`, value = c("Self Query Processing", "Non-Fed. 
Malp. Payor",  :
   duplicated levels will not be allowed in factors anymore

and summary(ndpb) does generate quite a list.

Perhaps you can take it from there.


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On Tue, 27 Dec 2011, alison korte wrote:

> Does anyone have information about using the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) in R? It's public use data available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that can be downloaded as a .dat or .por file.?I can't even figure out how to open the file in R.
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