[R] fisher exact for > 2x2 table

Mike Miller mbmiller+l at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 22:01:25 CEST 2011

On Thu, 28 Apr 2011, viostorm wrote:

> I'm using fisher.exact on a 4x2 table and it seems to work.
> Does anyone know exactly what is going on?  I thought fisher.exact is 
> only for 2x2 tables.

You were wrong.  I'm sure there's nothing wrong with the program.  You 
will find that with bigger tables and larger sample sizes the 
computational cost becomes quite enormous.


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