Return Bit Value as Yes/No in SP

What's the best approach to return a BIT field value as a 'Yes' / 'No' value in a stored procedure?

I know I can write the stored procedure with IF statements to return the character equivalents, but wanted to find out if there is a more elegant way.


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SELECT CASE YourColumn = 1 THEN 'Yes' ELSE 'No' END AS YourColumn
FROM YourTable
Oops, forgot the WHEN:

SELECT CASE WHEN YourColumn = 1 THEN 'Yes' ELSE 'No' END AS YourColumn
FROM YourTable

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A case statement, better than an if

returning in recordset
Select CASE WHEN BitField = 1 THEN 'Yes' ELSE 'No' END

or to set a variable
SET @ReturnBitField = CASE WHEN BitField = 1 THEN 'Yes' ELSE 'No' END
jsoundAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys. Confirms what I thought. Thanks for the tip on CASE.

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