Accession Number : ADP007144

Title :   A Comparison of Two Large Sample Confidence Intervals for a Proportion: A Monte Carlo Simulation,

Corporate Author : WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIV BELLINGHAM

Personal Author(s) : Hung, Ken

Report Date : 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Two pairs of confidence intervals for a proportion as in page 394 of Larson's (1982) are compared. It can be shown through computer simulation experiments that, for certain values of p, the confidence interval obtained by the approximation is superior.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTERS, *INTERVALS, *SIMULATION, VALUE.

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE