event {admiral}R Documentation

Create a event Object

Description

The event object is used to define events as input for the derive_extreme_event() function.

Usage

event(
  dataset_name = NULL,
  condition = NULL,
  mode = NULL,
  order = NULL,
  set_values_to = NULL,
  keep_source_vars = NULL,
  description = NULL
)

Arguments

dataset_name

Dataset name of the dataset to be used as input for the event. The name refers to the dataset specified for source_datasets in derive_extreme_event(). If the argument is not specified, the input dataset (dataset) of derive_extreme_event() is used.

condition

An unquoted condition for selecting the observations, which will contribute to the extreme event. If the condition contains summary functions like all(), they are evaluated for each by group separately.

Permitted Values: an unquoted condition

mode

If specified, the first or last observation with respect to order is selected for each by group.

Permitted Values: "first", "last", NULL

order

The specified variables or expressions are used to select the first or last observation if mode is specified.

Permitted Values: list of expressions created by exprs(), e.g., exprs(ADT, desc(AVAL)) or NULL

set_values_to

A named list returned by exprs() defining the variables to be set for the event, e.g. exprs(PARAMCD = "WSP", PARAM = "Worst Sleeping Problems"). The values can be a symbol, a character string, a numeric value, NA or an expression.

keep_source_vars

Variables to keep from the source dataset

The specified variables are kept for the selected observations. The variables specified for by_vars (of derive_extreme_event()) and created by set_values_to are always kept.

Permitted Values: A list of expressions where each element is a symbol or a tidyselect expression, e.g., exprs(VISIT, VISITNUM, starts_with("RS")).

description

Description of the event

The description does not affect the derivations where the event is used. It is intended for documentation only.

Value

An object of class event

See Also

derive_extreme_event(), event_joined()

Source Objects: basket_select(), censor_source(), date_source(), death_event, dthcaus_source(), event_joined(), event_source(), query(), records_source(), tte_source()


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