# bin.var

From Rcmdr v0.9-11
by John Fox

##### Bin a Numeric Varisible

Create a factor dissecting the range of a numeric variable into
bins of equal width, (roughly) equal frequency, or at "natural"
cut points. The `cut`

function is used to create the factor.

- Keywords
- manip

##### Usage

`bin.var(x, bins = 4, method = c("intervals", "proportions", "natural"), labels = FALSE)`

##### Arguments

- x
- numeric variable to be binned.
- bins
- number of bins.
- method
- one of
`"intervals"`

for equal-width bins;`"proportions"`

for equal-count bins;`"natural"`

for cut points between bins to be determined by a k-means clustering. - labels
- if
`FALSE`

, numeric labels will be used for the factor levels; if`NULL`

, the cut points are used to define labels; otherwise a character vector of level names.

##### Value

- A factor.

##### See Also

##### Examples

`summary(bin.var(rnorm(100), method="prop", labels=letters[1:4]))`

*Documentation reproduced from package Rcmdr, version 0.9-11, License: GPL version 2 or newer*

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