Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 221–237 | Cite as

Proposed Nonparametric Test for the Mixed Two-Sample Design

  • Rhonda C. MagelEmail author
  • Ran Fu


A nonparametric test is proposed for a mixed design consisting of a paired sample portion and a two-independent-sample portion to test for a difference in treatment effects. The test is compared on the basis of estimated powers to a test developed by Dubnicka, Blair, and Hettmansperger (2002). Situations are found in which the proposed test has higher powers and situations are found in which the Dubnicka et al. test has higher powers.


Paired data Independent two-sample data Mann-Whitney test Wilcoxon signed-rank test 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsNorth Dakota State UniversityFargoUSA

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