proportional error


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proportional error

Systematic error that varies directly with the concentration or activity of the analyte.
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where [[epsilon].sub.i,t] is the proportional error in the CES estimate in quarter i of year t.
Passing-Bablok analysis was used to point out the presence of constant and/or proportional errors. When the 95% confidence interval (CI) included intercept and slope values of 0 and 1, respectively, agreement was considered to be good.
We were able to show a weak correlation (r = 0.1790) between cortisol concentrations measured using the VIDAS and RIA methods, but Deming regression shows that no constant or proportional errors were present.
We begin our assessment of Case 1 by recalling that our proportional error estimate is a normally distributed variable with a known mean and standard error.

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