I have two categorical variables. One variable has 5 categories, the other has 7 (a 5x7 table) B/c there were less than 5 frequencies in each cell, instead of doing a chi square I want to do a fisher's. However, when I try to run the code in SAS, I get a warning that it will take a long time. It has been now 30 mins and it's still running.
I don't think there is anything wrong with the program/computer, I think it's b/c I have 2 categorical variables that have MORE THAN 2 categories. So it's more of a 5x5 table.
Can someone please tell me if: a) I am running the correct test? b) what can I do to actually run the test in SAS. It is taking way to long and I don't think it will actually run. Is there an alternative?