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ERIC Number: EJ775377
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0141-982X
Inference by Eye: Pictures of Confidence Intervals and Thinking about Levels of Confidence
Cumming, Geoff
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v29 n3 p89-93 Aug 2007
A picture of a 95% confidence interval (CI) implicitly contains pictures of CIs of all other levels of confidence, and information about the "p"-value for testing a null hypothesis. This article discusses pictures, taken from interactive software, that suggest several ways to think about the level of confidence of a CI, "p"-values, and what conclusions can be drawn from inspecting a CI.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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