Do CIs give you confidence?

Chest. 2012 Jan;141(1):17-19. doi: 10.1378/chest.11-2193.


This article describes the conceptual basis for the P value and the CI. We show that both are derived from the same underlying concepts and provide useful, but similar information.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Confidence Intervals*
  • Data Interpretation, Statistical
  • Humans
  • Periodicals as Topic*
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Statistics as Topic / methods*