Foundations of population health
Studying and evaluating health
Creating interventions
Māori Health

Confidence intervals

Main concepts

  • Confidence intervals are not a representation of chance or probability
  • Confidence intervals are an expression of the level of random error in a specific analysis
  • Confidence levels vs confidence intervals
  • The population mean is the outcome we normally measure when doing studies

Extra reading

Understanding hypothesis testing: Confidence intervals and confidence levels

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