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confidence limits

Etymology: L, confidere, to rely on; L, limes, limit
the endpoints or boundaries of a confidence interval, delineating the minimum and maximum values of the range expected to contain the parameter.

confidence limits

Medical privacy The endpoints–minimum or maximum value–of a confidence interval, the range over which it can be stated with a given probability or 'degree of confidence', that a parameter of interest–eg, a mean or standard deviation, is present. See Confidence interval, Standard deviation.

confidence

degree of assurance.

confidence interval
a range of values about a sample statistic that has a specified probability of including the true value of the statistic.
confidence level
1 minus the type 1 error; the probability that the trial under consideration will show no significant difference when there is in fact no significant difference between the treatments.
confidence limits
the highest and lowest values in a confidence interval.
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