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A Conditional Sequential Test for the Equality of Two Binomial Proportions
William Q. Meeker, Jr
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C (Applied Statistics)
Vol. 30, No. 2 (1981), pp. 109-115
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2346379
Page Count: 7
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This paper suggests a conditional sequential test for the equality of two binomial proportions. The test is a sequential analog of Fisher's exact test. A numerical example is given and the new test is compared with other tests, both sequential and fixed sample size. The results indicate that the conditional test is easy to use and that it has desirable test properties, even when truncated after a prespecified number of observations. An appendix shows how to compute the exact properties of the test.
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C (Applied Statistics) © 1981 Royal Statistical Society