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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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A confidence interval is a range of values (also may be given as a number) that estimates the percentage something exists in the population based on the sample studied.
Although there are no assumptions needed to calculate r, there are assumptions regarding testing hypothesis and confidence intervals for r.
The odd ratios and 95% confidence interval for male and female cigarette smokers were 2.
In these studies, the FDA defines a test product to be bioequivalent to a reference product when the 90% confidence intervals for test-to-reference ratios of the area under the plasma concentration time curve (AUC) and the maximum plasma concentration ([C.
Confidence Intervals and Hypnosis in the Treatment of Obesity.
6) Mill C had the widest confidence interval derived from nonparametric bootstrapping for the 0.
where the 95 percent confidence interval for [beta] is (2.
Regarding the effect size for the moderate-risk group, an increase in recidivism was noted and the confidence interval suggests that this effect size can be interpreted with some confidence.
Using an exact approach, Louis (1981) developed a confidence interval for the zero case.
The 95-percent confidence interval for the pretest social responsibility data was CI = (2.
Second, the findings of this study are also difficult to interpret conclusively because the sample size is relatively small and the result has a wide confidence interval.
The range or confidence interval indicates the level of uncertainty contained within the data.