Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References See Also

For internal use.

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`nx` |
a single numeric value, number of trials in sample x |

`ny` |
a single numeric value, number of trials in sample y |

`X` |
a single numeric value, number of successes in sample x |

`Y` |
a single numeric value, number of successes in sample y |

`quantile` |
e.g. |

`alternative` |
a character string, one of "two.sided", "less", "greater" |

A list containing

`conf.int` |
vector giving lower and upper bound |

`estimate` |
estimated difference px-py |

Frank Schaarschmidt

*Schaarschmidt, F., Biesheuvel, E., Hothorn, L.A. (2009):* Asymptotic simultaneous confidence intervals for many-to-one comparisons of binary proportions in randomized clinical trials, Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics 19(2):292-310.

*Agresti, A. and Caffo, B. (2000):* Simple and effective confidence intervals for proportions and differences of proportions result from adding two successes and two failures. American Statistician 54 (4), 280-288.

*Brown, L. and Li, X. (2005):* Confidence intervals for two sample binomial distribution. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 130, 359-375.

*Newcombe, R.G. (1998):* Interval estimation for the difference between independent proportions: comparison of eleven methods. Statistics in Medicine 17, 873-890.

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