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CONFIDENCE INTERVAL

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Definition:
A confidence interval is an interval which has a known and controlled probability (generally 95% or 99%) to contain the true value.

Source Publication:
Assessment of the Quality in Statistics, fifth meeting, Eurostat, Luxembourg, 2-3 May 2002, Item 4: Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Wednesday, August 21, 2002