I am looking for a statistical test that assesses if two samples which have binary values come from the same source or from different ones.


I have one set that has 10 0s and 6 1s and another set which has 50 0s and 29 1s. I would like to test the two sets from belonging from the same source or are significantly different. What is the best one? Is t-test appropriate for this specific case?


This is a classical contingency table, where you would test independence with a standard chi-squared test. In R:


(Please don't do t-tests on discrete data. Every time you do this, a kitten dies...)


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