confidence interval

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confidence interval

n. Statistics
A range of values that contains with a specified probability the true value of a given parameter.

confidence interval

n
(Statistics) statistics an interval of values bounded by confidence limits within which the true value of a population parameter is stated to lie with a specified probability
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Post hoc analysis using Tukey honestly significant differences (HSD) method (18) with family confidence coefficient equal to 0.
Where, maximum permissible error (d) is 0/1, confidence coefficient is 0/95, t= 1/96, p and q are 0/5 and population volume is N.
The regression functions were straight lines on the logarithmic scale and were described by an equation z= exp(-&e d*xE) with the confidence coefficient of at least 0.
In the definition of confidence limit (LL = mean - C*SE), C is not 'confidence coefficient' but is the critical value obtained from the Statistical Table corresponding to the prescribed confidence coefficient.