The Chi-square test of independence determines whether there is a statistically significant relationship between categorical variables. It is a hypothesis test that answers the question—do the values of one categorical variable depend on the value of other categorical variables? [Read more…] about Chi-Square Test of Independence and an Example
When it comes to hypothesis testing, statistics help you avoid opinions about when an effect is large and how many samples you need to collect. Opinions about these things can be way off—even among those who regularly perform experiments and collect data! This can lead you to draw the incorrect conclusions. Always perform the correct hypothesis tests so you understand the strength of your evidence.