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Psychometrika

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 183–187 | Cite as

Further notes on differences between percentages

  • Frances Swineford
Article

Abstract

In certain problems dealing with percentage differences, it frequently happens that one is interested in a critical value different from zero rather than in the usual hypothesis of no population difference. Moreover, one may be concerned with differences greater than (or less than) a given magnitude, so that only one tail of the distribution of chance values is used. Tables are here presented to facilitate evaluating results of such problems. One per cent and 5 per cent values can be read from the tables, such values corresponding to the more usual 2 per cent and 10 per cent confidence limits.

Keywords

Public Policy Statistical Theory Confidence Limit Percentage Difference Cent Confidence 
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© Psychometric Society 1949

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frances Swineford
    • 1
  1. 1.Educational Testing ServiceUSA

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