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Multiple Comparisons in a contingency table


Occasional Contributor


Aug 16, 2017



Assuming I have a nominal outcome (0/1) as my Y variable.


I have 5 different years with a specific incidence of events occuring each year (x1,x2,x3,x4,x5), but also an overall incidence over the years: x*.


Creating a Fit x/y and I get a contingency table, indicating me a difference over the years.


How can I however identify which years are independently different to x* ?

How can I calculate an OR per year (x1,x2,x3,x4,x5) to x* ?


Many thanks for helping me out here ! Marc



Super User


Feb 10, 2013

How about Analysis of Means for Proportions? It is an option in the fit y by x when you your outcome has two levels.


Apr 3, 2013

Correspondence Analysis from the Fit Y by X output may help you, too. It is not a formal statistical test, but the plot gives a nice graphical tool showing you the associations that exist in the table. Items that are not "close" to each other would be more "independent".

Dan Obermiller