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Introduction to Biostatistics with JMP by Steve Figard

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Chapter 5: Inferring and Estimating

Don’t leave inferences to be drawn when evidence can be presented.

Richard Wright

Introduction

Inferential Estimation

Confidence Intervals

There Are Error Bars, and Then There Are Error Bars

So, You Want to Put Error Bars on Your JMP Graphs…

Graph Platform

Graph Builder Platform

Introduction

Most of what we consider to be “statistics” falls into the category of inferential statistics. These are methods that allow us to infer something about populations from samples. Now, don’t you just love definitions that use the word that you’re trying to define in the first place?! What does it mean “to infer?” According to Dictionary.com, to infer is “to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or evidence.” ...

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