Re: [R] categorical data analysis

From: Simon Blomberg <s.blomberg1_at_uq.edu.au>
Date: Wed, 07 May 2008 13:14:49 +1000

But see these posts:

http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02a/archive/119079.html

http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02a/archive/119080.html

Simon.

On Tue, 2008-05-06 at 13:38 -0600, Greg Snow wrote:
> Fisher's exact test works with small cells. See ?fisher.test
>
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org
> > [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org] On Behalf Of raymond chiruka
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2008 10:34 AM
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> > Subject: [R] categorical data analysis
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> > hie all
> >
> >
> > i am trying to carry out a categorical data analysis but my
> > problem is that when in i use the chi squared test some of
> > my expected values are less than 5. is there a test that
> > can handle this situation. the data is not a 2*2 table. its
> > more from the social sciences where you have from strongly
> > agree to strongly disagree. i know i can collapse vthe tables
> > but there is a loss of information . is the a test vthat i

> > can for this kind of data.
> > thanks in advancde.
> >
> > ray
> >
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