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RE: st: RE: Bootstrapping Conf Intervals - what do they mean?


From   "Verkuilen, Jay" <JVerkuilen@gc.cuny.edu>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Bootstrapping Conf Intervals - what do they mean?
Date   Tue, 3 Jun 2008 17:49:57 -0400

Maarten buis wrote:

>>There is no way of knowing (as long as you are not a Bayesian). You
use a method that is right most of the time, and that is why you are
confident, so the confidense refers to the confidense you have in the
method rather then in the individual results. <<

Yep, and even those of us of the Bayesian persuasion usually don't take
models *that* seriously, though I'm sure some do. 

JV

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