confidence interval

noun Statistics.
the interval bounded by confidence limits.


Origin:
1930–35

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confidence interval
 
n
statistics an interval of values bounded by confidence limits within which the true value of a population parameter is stated to lie with a specified probability

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Also want to see the error bar, the number of significant digits, and confidence interval behind this number.
Instead, the question asks students about the relationship between the width of a confidence interval and several other variables.
If a confidence interval is narrow, a specific forecast carries some credibility.
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