[R] Conditional recoding for purpose of imputing

Pascal Oettli kridox at ymail.com
Mon Feb 10 05:56:03 CET 2014

Hello Ana,

The syntax is:
y <- ifelse(x==1, 'YES', 'NO')

Hope this helps,

On 10 February 2014 13:03, Ana Genkova <ani.genkova at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying the ifelse command for imputing a variable based on a
> conditional statement, but the NAs do not transform.  The code I am trying
> is:
> ifelse (x==1, y=="NO", y=="YES").  However, the number of NAs remains the
> same after the attempt.   I would like to turn all Y (NAs included) into a
> "YES" or a "NO".
> Thanks in advance,
> Ana
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Pascal Oettli
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