R script to manipulate health data

June 3, 2012

(This article was first published on John Marquess » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Here is the code that fixed up the World Bank data export for use in Tableau. The databank spits out everything in an untidy format for grouping and aggregating. The reshape2 and plyr packages  make it easy to manipulate the whole set in a couple of seconds.

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