Single Proportion

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Statistics book series (BRIEFSSTATIST)


This chapter focusses on the problem of estimating a population proportion using random sampling with or without replacement, or inverse sampling. Exact and approximate confidence intervals are discussed using the Hypergeometric distribution. Applications to capture-recapture models are given.


Proportion Hypergeometric distribution Simple random sample Sampling fraction Negative-Hypergeometric distribution Binomial distribution Confidence intervals for a proportion Single capture-recapture model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsThe University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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