# Suppose I’m using chi-square analysis to determine the relationship, if any, between a pair of categorical variables.  How should I interpret the results if I get a significant chi-square statistic but see that that high value is driven essentially by only a couple of cells in the crosstab?  Is there a better way to proceed to get an improved understanding of what’s going on?  Thanks.

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Suppose I’m using chi-square analysis to determine the relationship, if any, between a pair of categorical variables.  How should I interpret the results if I get a significant chi-square statistic but see that that high value is driven essentially by only a couple of cells in the crosstab?  Is there a better way to proceed to get an improved understanding of what’s going on?  Thanks.

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Chi square test for independence is used to test determine if there is any significant relationship between two categorical variables.

If the p value with respect to test statistic is less than the significance level then we reject the null hypothesis. If the p value with respect to the test statistic is greater than the significance level then we fail to reject the null hypothesis.

If the expected frequency in a particular cell should not ...

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