Transformations of Confidence Intervals for Risk Measures?

  • Karl-Ernst BieblerEmail author
  • Bernd Jäger
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics book series (PROMS, volume 136)


The relative risk and the odds ratio are discussed briefly in connection with their point estimations and confidence estimations. At an example is proved that the numeric conversion of the confidence limits of the odds ratio does not yield a confidence interval for the relative risk necessarily.


Relative risk Odds ratio Confidence estimation Transformation of confidence bounds  


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Biometry and Medical InformaticsErnst-Moritz-Arndt-University of GreifswaldGreifswaldGermany

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