read_spss_data {bulkreadr}R Documentation

Read SPSS data file

Description

read_spss_data() is designed to seamlessly import data from an SPSS data (.sav or .zsav) files. It converts labelled variables into factors, a crucial step that enhances the ease of data manipulation and analysis within the R programming environment.

Usage

read_spss_data(file, label = FALSE)

Arguments

file

The path to the SPSS data file.

label

Logical indicating whether to use variable labels as column names (default is FALSE).

Value

A tibble containing the data from the SPSS file.

See Also

read_stata_data() which reads Stata data file and converts labelled variables into factors.

Examples

# Read an SPSS data file without converting variable labels as column names

file_path <- system.file("extdata", "Wages.sav", package = "bulkreadr")

data <- read_spss_data(file = file_path)

data

# Read an SPSS data file and convert variable labels as column names

data <- read_spss_data(file = file_path, label = TRUE)

data


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