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RE: st: confidence interval around the prevalence estimate


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: confidence interval around the prevalence estimate
Date   Thu, 2 Aug 2007 01:44:08 +0100

Sounds to me like a case for -ci- on the information given. 

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

Michael McCulloch
 
> I may be incorrect, but it seems this would be a one-sample test for 
> the prevalence proportion.
> See:
> 	[R] prtest -- One- and two-sample tests of proportions
> 
> The weighting you allude to (but don't elaborate on) may change 
> things, however.

Harper 

> >This might be a very simple (or silly) question.
> >In my data, I found 34 cases out of 2492 weighted sample. (1.3%)
> >How can I get the confidence interval around the prevalence estimate?

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