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RE: st: Binomial confidence intervals


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Binomial confidence intervals
Date   Wed, 8 Sep 2004 17:17:51 +0100

Here are two solutions to Ronán's problem: 

program conroy
	version 8.2 
	cij `0' 
end 

program conroyi
	version 8.2 
	ciji `0' 
end 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Ronán Conroy

> Reading the paper and examining their graphs, it's really much of a 
> muchness between Wilson and Jeffreys, which seem to suffer 
> less from the 
> lucky/unlucky p and N combinations than the Agresti. Agresti 
> certainly 
> gets third place, but did anyone reading the paper spot a compelling 
> advantage of Wilson over Jeffreys, or the other way around? I didn't.
> 
> I have been using the Wilson interval since Nick wrote -ciw-, simply 
> because I found -ciwi- an easy-to-remember command name.

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