Fisher exact test

Fish·er ex·act test

(fish'ĕr),
the test for association in a two-by-two table that is based on the exact distribution of the frequencies within the table.

Fish·er ex·act test

(fish'ĕr eg-zakt' test)
Statistical significance assessment that uses a two-by-two table that is based on the exact distribution of the frequencies within the table.

Fisher exact test

[R. A. Fisher, Brit. mathematician, 1890–1962]
A test used to determine the statistical significance of findings generated from small sets of data.

Fisher,

Ronald A., English statistician, 1890-1962.
Fisher exact test - a statistical hypothesis test.
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Variation was tested to find the association of the C allele with the case group using online fisher exact test (http://www.
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0 18 or equal to] 60 Total 62 100 38 100 100 * Fisher exact test Table 2.
Chi-square is used frequently with larger samples when results should be similar to the Fisher's test, but the Fisher exact test also can be used with larger samples.
Categorical variables were analyzed using the Chi-square and Fisher exact test.
The prevalence of microdeletions was assessed using PCR in AZFc area of V chromosome and statistical analysis was done using the Fisher exact test and Pearson correlation.
Pearson Chi-Square test used for all except for the last question on traffic accident involvement, where Fisher Exact Test used owing to cells containing less than 5 observations.
The Fisher exact test was used for analyses of differences between the categorical (proportional) data, such as sex, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, race, stage, and tumor differentiation with respect to HPV status.
Fisher exact test using 2-sided p values was used to determine gender difference on remission.
520 * Fisher Exact test Table 3: Respondents' source of knowledge regarding antibiotics Section Responses n (%) Chi-square test exact p-values (p<0.