The ttest function performs a two sided t-test on two random samples drawn from two queries. The ttest function takes four parameters:

  1. the numeric field on which to perform the t-test

  2. the query for drawing the first sample

  3. the query for drawing the second sample

  4. the sample size for both samples

Sample syntax

select ttest(sepal_width_d, "species_s:versicolor", "species_s:virginica", 150) as t,
from iris

Result set

The result set for the ttest function contains one row with the results of the ttest. The ttest function returns the t statistic. The p_value field can be selected to return the p-value for the ttest.

Sample result set in Apache Zeppelin:

Sample result


Sample visualization of the ttest function using the Apache Zeppelin number visualization:

Sample visualization