# How do you calculate contingency tables?

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## How do you calculate contingency tables?

Consequently, to calculate joint probabilities in a contingency table, take each cell count and divide by the grand total. For our example, the joint probability of females buying Macs equals the value in that cell (87) divided by the grand total (223).

### How do you solve a contingency problem?

Strategies to overcome contingency planning challenges

- Emphasize the importance of planning.
- Schedule time for planning.
- Establish a budget.
- Engage your stakeholders.
- Assign roles and responsibilities.
- Identify training requirements.
- Test your contingency plans.
- Use risk management tools.

**What is meant by 2×2 table?**

A 2×2 table means that subjects are separated based on two factors (or questions) with two levels in each factor (groups 1 or 2 for the first factor and outcome 1 or 2 for the second factor). Each subject falls into one of the two levels for each factor, which results in four possible categories in all.

**How many DF is a 2×2?**

1 d.f.

Since both margins are fixed, we only need to know 1 of the 4 values within the 2×2 table to fill in the rest of the table, so only 1 value within the table is “free to vary” and therefore 1 d.f.

## What is degree of freedom of contingency table 2×3?

A 2×3 table has two so-called “degrees of freedom”. 4.4a.

### How do you calculate A or B?

If events A and B are mutually exclusive, then the probability of A or B is simply: p(A or B) = p(A) + p(B).

**What is 2×2 contingency table?**

The two by two or fourfold contingency table represents two classifications of a set of counts or frequencies. The rows represent two classifications of one variable (e.g. outcome positive/outcome negative) and the columns represent two classifications of another variable (e.g. intervention/no intervention).

**What are the expected frequencies of 2×2 contingency table?**

2×2 Tables: The Standard Advice All expected counts should be 10 or greater. If any expected counts are less than 10, but greater than or equal to 5, some authors suggest that Yates’ Correction for continuity should be applied.

## How do you find the odds ratio for a 2×2 contingency table?

If the data is set up in a 2 x 2 table as shown in the figure then the odds ratio is (a/b) / (c/d) = ad/bc.