[R] bad STATA dataset import, how to change value labels

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Sun Dec 7 03:14:34 CET 2014

On Dec 6, 2014, at 3:54 PM, Edoardo Prestianni wrote:

> hello,
> I have imported a couple of .dta datasets, but a variable, instead of being
> labeled as factor (w/ values ranging from a to b) is labeled as integer.
> How can I fix this? I am sorry if it is a rookie question but I don't find
> the command googling.

What "command"?

The word "labeled" is not an R term unless on is talking about the labels of factor variables in which case there is no problem. Factors have mode integer.

Post the results of dput(head( dfrm[ , "varname"]))


> Thanks everyone for their help,
> -- 
> Edoardo Prestianni
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David Winsemius
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