[R] Merging value labels into indicator variable.

Pete Brecknock Peter.Brecknock at bp.com
Tue Feb 26 18:51:51 CET 2013

tasnuvat wrote
> I have a vaiable named NAM having value : 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9.  I want to
> make an indicator variable that will take value 1 if NAM=7 or NAM=8 or
> NAM=9. How can I do that?
> I usually do: Var001<- ifelse(NAM==7,1,0) for the simplest case.
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How about something like ...
NAM = c(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9)

 # or
ifelse(NAM %in% c(7,8,9),1,0)



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