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Helppp with calculating significance of the results

Helppp with calculating significance of the results

Helppp with calculating significance of the results


I am doing down-stream analysis of genomic data. I have 'X' number of occurrences in our 2000 gene sequences of interest.
I have generated 50,000 random sets of 2000 gene sequences each and counted the number of occurrences in them. So the average number of occurrences in these 50,000 sets is 'Y'. I performed Fisher's exact test to calculate the significance value.

Could anyone please suggest other statistical test to come up with some significant value? Your reply will be greatly appreciated.


RE: Helppp with calculating significance of the results

Two things:

Is the data normal or non-normal?  I don't work with genomic data, so I have no idea what you are/not measuring.  Compare the median if it's non-normal data.

Secondly, perform a one sample T test as long as you have the population's standard deviation and median/mean.  This will tell you if your sample's median/mean and standard deviation are statistically different/same.

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