Extract rows Pandas If the value of column is contained in another column

I have the following dataset (see figure)

I need to extract all rows from the Results data frame such that Results[‘Class’] is in Results[Path_x’]

(In the specific case, it should only return me the second-to-last line because Results[‘Class’] is totally contained in Results[‘Path_x’] in the penultimate case)

I tried the following line of code:


However, that line always generates an empty data frame.

>Solution :

You can do

mask = results.apply(lambda x: ['Class'] in results['Path_x'], axis=1)
results= results.loc[mask, :]

See this question: Python Pandas: Check if string in one column is contained in string of another column in the same row

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