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BRoyal
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posted 15 November 1999 08:05 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for BRoyal   Click Here to Email BRoyal     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A silly question, but one I need some whelp with: Whenever you provide a point estimator should you also provide a condidence interval?

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posted 15 November 1999 08:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Don Winton   Click Here to Email Don Winton     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Yes, you should. How (terminology) you provide the CI is pretty much dependent upon your audience.

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posted 16 November 1999 08:56 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Roger Eastin   Click Here to Email Roger Eastin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'll second what Don says. It is worth the time to explain the significance of the confidence interval. Folks can get too excited about the point measurement and forget about the uncertainty!

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