# power.fisher.test

From statmod v0.6
by Gordon Smyth

##### Power of Fisher's Exact Test for Comparing Proportions

Calculate by simulation the power of Fisher's exact test for comparing two proportions given two margin counts.

- Keywords
- htest

##### Usage

`power.fisher.test(p1, p2, n1, n2, alpha=0.05, nsim=100)`

##### Arguments

- p1
- first proportion to be compared
- p2
- second proportion to be compared
- n1
- first sample size
- n2
- second sample size
- alpha
- significance level
- nsim
- number of simulated data sets

##### Details

Computes the power of Fisher's exact test for testing the null hypothesis that `p1`

equals `p2`

against the alternative that they are not equal.

##### Value

- Estimated power of the test

##### See Also

##### Examples

`power.fisher.test(0.5,0.9,20,20) # 70% chance of detecting difference`

*Documentation reproduced from package statmod, version 0.6, License: GPL version 2 or newer*

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