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sashokku
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Need to group by age ?

In my data, I have only year of birth. So I used =Age(Today(), MakeDate(YearofBirth)) function to have Age in my dimension. Now, I need to group them in X-axis. Like from age 20-25, 25-30,30-40, above 40 years. In my measure I have employee count (Y-axis).  How do I do it.

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devarasu07
Honored Contributor II

Re: Need to group by age ?

Hi,

Try to create logical column at back end script like below,

Load *,

if(Age >=20 and Age<25,Dual('20-25 Years',1),

if(Age >=25 and Age<30,Dual('25-30 Years',2),

if(Age >=30 and Age<=40,Dual('30-40 Years',3),Dual('Above 40 Years',4)  as AgeBucket;

load *

from table;

also check this article

Buckets

Thanks,

Deva

sashokku
Contributor

Re: Need to group by age ?

Thanks for the reply. Since there is no age column. I tried to load Age from Date of Birth using

LOAD Age(Today(), MakeDate(YearofBirth)) as Avg_Age;

SQL SELECT YearofBirth

FROM dbo.Employee;

So when I try to  add ur code. It says ,"

The following error occurred:

Field 'Age' not found "

devarasu07
Honored Contributor II

Re: Need to group by age ?

Hi,

like this?

Data:

Load *,

if(Age >=20 and Age<25,Dual('20-25 Years',1),

if(Age >=25 and Age<30,Dual('25-30 Years',2),

if(Age >=30 and Age<=40,Dual('30-40 Years',3),Dual('Above 40 Years',4) )))  as AgeBucket;

load *, Age(Today(), MakeDate(YearofBirth)) as Age;

LOAD * INLINE [

    Customer, YearofBirth

    Name1, 1980

    Name2, 1988

    Name3, 1968

    Name4, 1971

    Name5, 1984

    Name6, 1975

    Name7, 1969

    Name8, 1990

    Name9, 1987

    Name10,1985

];

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devarasu07
Honored Contributor II

Re: Need to group by age ?

Hi,

if your question answered, help to close this thread by marking correct. Thanks

Regards,Deva