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Statistical Inference for Two-Way Tables of Count Data

  • Douglas A. Wolfe
  • Grant Schneider
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Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)

Abstract

In Sect.  9.1 we discussed procedures designed for making statistical inference about the difference in the probabilities of a common event A for two populations. Those procedures are based on independent random samples of Bernoulli variables (i. e., either the event A occurs or it does not) from each of the two populations. One way to represent the observed outcomes of such Bernoulli random samples is in the following 2 × 2 table:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas A. Wolfe
    • 1
  • Grant Schneider
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Upstart NetworkSan CarlosUSA

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