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Statistics bibliography 09 - stats

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Everitt, B.S. (1992). The analysis of contingency tables. 2nd Edn. Chapman & Hall. 164 pp.


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Gart, J.J. (1970). Point and interval estimation of the common odds ratio in the combination of 2x2 tables with fixed marginals. Biometrika 57 (3), 471-475.


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