ci.bootstrap: Approximate Bootstrap Confidence Interval (ABC)

Description Usage Arguments Value References

View source: R/methods-normal.R

Description

Confidence intervals for directly standardized rates using the approximate bootstrap method derived by Swift (1995)

Usage

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ci.bootstrap(x, w, level, ...)

Arguments

x

a vector of counts

w

a vector of weights

level

the level of confidence

...

currently ignored

Value

a vector with the lower and upper bound of the confidence interval.The estimate of the directly standardised rate and the level of confidence are returned as attributes this vector

References

Swift, MB (1995). 'Simple confidence intervals for standardized rates based on the approximate bootstrap method', Statistics in Medicine, 14, 1875–1888. doi: 10.1002/sim.4780141704.


mnel/dsrci documentation built on May 22, 2017, 11:58 a.m.