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Term: Mantel-Haenszel Test

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Last Updated: 2006-10-20


Two groups are compared on a binary response, adjusting for control variables and applied to K strata of 2 x 2 tables where response totals are treated as fixed. Under the null hypothesis of conditional independence, this statistic has approximately a chi-squared distribution with df=1.

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