# PROPHET StatGuide: McNemar's Q test

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McNemar's Q test is used to test
the null hypothesis that the
population
median of the paired differences is 0 for a dichotomous
outcome variable, with counted data arranged in a "contingency" table
format.

The full version of StatGuide for *McNemar's Q test* will be available in a
future release. In the meantime, to properly analyze and interpret
results of *McNemar's Q test*, you should be familiar with the
following terms and concepts:
If you are not familiar with these terms and concepts, you are advised to
consult with a statistician. Failure to understand and properly apply *
McNemar's Q test* may result in drawing erroneous conclusions from your data.
Additionally, you may want to consult the following references:
- Conover, W. J. 1980.
*Practical Nonparametric Statistics.* 2nd ed.
New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Daniel, Wayne W. 1978.
*Applied Nonparametric Statistics. *
Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
- Hollander, M. and Wolfe, D. A. 1973.
*Nonparametric Statistical Methods. *
New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Lehmann, E. L. 1975.
*Nonparametrics: Statistical Methods Based on
Ranks. * San Francisco: Holden-Day.
- Rosner, Bernard. 1995.
*Fundamentals of Biostatistics.*
4th ed. Belmont, California: Duxbury Press.
- Sokal, Robert R. and Rohlf, F. James. 1995.
*Biometry.* 3rd. ed.
New York: W. H. Freeman and Co.
- Zar, Jerrold H. 1996.
*Biostatistical Analysis.* 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ:
Prentice-Hall.

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