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mann-whitney u-test

Post by cgutierrez » Sat Mar 18, 2006 8:00 pm

for my paper, i need to use the mann-whitney test for N1=4 and N2=(anywhere between 150-175). However, the table in my textbook doesn't have those values.

where can i find an expanded table? link &/or copyright book info needed for reference list. thank u!

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Post by canalon » Sat Mar 18, 2006 8:03 pm

Google is your friend. It took me 20 seconds ( I type slowly) to find this:
http://eatworms.swmed.edu/~leon/stats/utest.html
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Please help, critical values table for Mann Whitney U Test.

Post by sophia123 » Thu Apr 13, 2006 2:55 pm

Hello,

I am trying to find critical values tables for Mann Whitney U test to see whether my results are significant. My n1 sample=20 and n2=21. All the tables I have found only seem to go up to 20. I have been told they do go up further but cannot seem to find the critical value tables anywhere.

I have looked on the website that is posted above but doesnt offer any help to me.

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Post by canalon » Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:58 pm

Ok your values are hard to find in a table. That is why I was suggesting to use a software that could calculate your values. On the linked site you already see how large the table is, so imagine for 175! Nevertheless they provide the code to do the calculation (If you know, not like me, how to compile and run it).

I remeber that the book "Biometry" had quite extensive table of critical value at the end, maybe you will find your answer in your library in this or any other biostatistics book.
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thank you

Post by Mukwhate » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:09 pm

Thank you for this website. it has really been of help

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