Frequentist inference about the relative risk
Frequentist confidence intervals about the relative risk:
binomial interval (
rr_interval_binomial) and Sahai and Khurshid confidence interval (
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The binomial interval (
rr_interval_binomial) is the classical
confidence interval obtained by conditionning on the sum
the two counts. The same interval
is implemented in the
The Sahai and Khurshid interval (
rr_interval_SK) is an unconditional confidence interval. See the
reference for more details and a study of its performance.
the bounds of the confidence interval
in a vector,
rr_intervals returns a list with the two confidence intervals
S. Laurent, C. Legrand: A Bayesian framework for the ratio of two Poisson rates in the context of vaccine efficacy trials. ESAIM, Probability & Statistics 16 (2012), 375–398.
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