Exact Confidence Intervals for a Single Proportion

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This Demonstration shows calculations of point estimations and confidence intervals for various single proportions of populations obeying a condition (or trait), as well as their plots versus -value. This is done for differing populations obeying and violating a condition (or trait) and differing -values for estimating the lower and upper bounds of the confidence intervals.

Contributed by: Theodora Chatzimichail and Aristides T. Hatjimihail (Aristeidis T. Chatzimichail) (July 2018)
(Hellenic Complex Systems Laboratory)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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The exact method using the -distribution is applied for calculating the confidence interval of each single proportion [1].

Reference

[1] J. L. Fleiss, B. Levin and M. C. Paik, Statistical Methods for Rates and Proportions, 3rd ed., Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley, 2003.



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