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Comparison of proportions calculator

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Computational notes

MedCalc uses the "N-1" Chi-squared test as recommended by Campbell (2007) and Richardson (2011).

The confidence interval is calculated according to the recommended method given by Altman et al. (2000).

Literature

  • Altman DG, Machin D, Bryant TN, Gardner MJ (Eds) (2000) Statistics with confidence, 2nd ed. BMJ Books. (p. 49)
  • Campbell I (2007) Chi-squared and Fisher-Irwin tests of two-by-two tables with small sample recommendations. Statistics in Medicine 26:3661-3675. PubMed
  • Richardson JTE (2011) The analysis of 2 x 2 contingency tables - Yet again. Statistics in Medicine 30:890. PubMed

How to cite this page

  • MedCalc Software Ltd. Comparison of proportions calculator. https://www.medcalc.org/calc/comparison_of_proportions.php (Version 22.023; accessed May 29, 2024)

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