Table 3

Use of Fisher's exact test whether the simple, complex diploid and aneuploid groups can be separated

Histogram

M

R

N

Total


Simple diploid

12

7

8

27

Complex diploid

5

2

2

9

Aneuploid

10

0

0

10

Total

27

9

10

46


The three-rows by three-columns contingency table should be used if the total size of the data set is no greater than N = 90 and/or any cell value is less than 5.

p = 0.040127

Abbreviations: M, metastasis; R, recurrence; N, neither recurrence nor metastasis

Balogh et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:107   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-107

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