|Tutorial 7: Choice of Test and Confidence
Theme = Obesity, weight control, alcohol, liver and renal disease, cardiovascular
diesease and risk factors
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in italics is thought by us to be too basic or too advanced for this course
but will be addressed in the Glossary .
1. What test should be used?
are confidence intervals?
What are confidence intervals?
3. When should confidence intervals be used and what do they tell us?
in: Bland, M. (2000). An introduction
to Medical Statistics. (3rd ed.).