Which table analyses are included in Minitab?

Minitab offers several analyses to summarize and perform tests on count and categorical data.

Tally individual variables
List the unique values in a column and count the number of times each value occurs. In Minitab, choose Stat > Tables > Tally Individual Variables.
Chi-square test for association

To determine whether two categorical variables are associated, use a chi-square test for association. In Minitab, choose Stat > Tables > Chi-Square Test for Association.

Cross tabulation and chi-square analysis

To summarize data for multiple groups or categories, or test for association between two categorical variables, use a cross tabulation and chi-square analysis. In Minitab, choose Stat > Tables > Cross Tabulation and Chi-Square.

Chi-square goodness-of-fit test

To determine whether the proportions in each category differ from the expected proportions, use a chi-square goodness-of-fit test. In Minitab, choose Stat > Tables > Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test (One Variable).

Descriptive statistics

To summarize data for groups that are formed by two or more categorical variables, in Minitab, choose Stat > Tables > Descriptive Statistics.

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