Max Rady College of Medicine

Term: Exact Binomial Statistics

Printer friendly

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-04-20


A test of the statistical significance of deviations from a theoretically expected binomial distribution of observations into two or more categories. Unlike a chi-square goodness-of-fit test, exact tests are accurate even for data that have few observations in each cell.

For more information, see SAS Support - Exact Test web page at: (accessed April 20, 2012).


  • Garland A, Fransoo R, Olafson K, Ramsey C, Yogendran M, Chateau D, McGowan K. The Epidemiology and Outcomes of Critical Illness in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] (View)

Contact us

Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada