Fisher's exact test


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Fisher's exact test

a statistical test for association in a two-by-two table based on the exact hypergeometric distribution of the frequencies within the table.
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T -test, Fisher's exact test, and rank sum test were compared of quantitative variables.
Descriptive statistics and 2-sided Fisher's Exact Test were used to identify differences in the two groups.
Fisher's exact test was used if the expected number in a cell of a two-by-two table was less than five, and Yates' correction if a cell contained zero.
Chi-square test or Fisher's exact test were used to compare categorical variables.
The age and resident status of case-patients and controls were compared using the Mann-Whitney U test and Fisher's exact test, respectively.
For category variables, Chi2 or Fisher's exact test were used to compare groups.
Fisher's exact test did, however, indicate statistically significant differences between girls in mixed-gender and girls in single-gender on two specific survey items.
To determine the sex differences in the burden of infant mortality fisher's exact test and Chi Square with Yates corrections were used to measure the statistical difference between the infant mortality rates for males and females.
Contingency tables###Chi-square (2) tests, Fisher's exact test, McNemar's test