# How do you find the confidence interval for a population proportion?

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## How do you find the confidence interval for a population proportion?

To calculate the confidence interval, we must find p′, q′. p′ = 0.842 is the sample proportion; this is the point estimate of the population proportion. Since the requested confidence level is CL = 0.95, then α = 1 – CL = 1 – 0.95 = 0.05 ( α 2 ) ( α 2 ) = 0.025.

**What is the 95% confidence interval for the population proportion?**

As we said, for 95% confidence, the value of z* = 1.96.

### Can you use confidence intervals for proportions?

for 95% of all possible samples, the sample proportion will be within two standard errors of the true population proportion….Confidence Intervals for a proportion:

Multiplier Number (z*) | Level of Confidence |
---|---|

2.58 (2.576) | 99% |

2.0 (more precisely 1.96) | 95% |

1.645 | 90% |

1.282 | 80% |

**What is 95 confidence interval example?**

For example, if you are estimating a 95% confidence interval around the mean proportion of female babies born every year based on a random sample of babies, you might find an upper bound of 0.56 and a lower bound of 0.48. These are the upper and lower bounds of the confidence interval. The confidence level is 95%.

## What is the confidence interval of 98%?

Z-values for Confidence Intervals

Confidence Level | Z Value |
---|---|

85% | 1.440 |

90% | 1.645 |

95% | 1.960 |

98% | 2.326 |

**What is the confidence interval for 91%?**

Z-Scores

Confidence Level | Z-Score |
---|---|

85% | 1.44 |

90% | 1.645 |

91% | 1.7 |

92% | 1.75 |

### What is the confidence interval for 97%?

Z-values for Confidence Intervals

Confidence Level | Z Value |
---|---|

90% | 1.645 |

95% | 1.960 |

98% | 2.326 |

99% | 2.576 |

**What is the confidence interval of 93%?**

A 93% confidence level correspond to significance level of 7 %. As mentioned by Joachim Domstra the notion of p-value and significance level may have been mixed up. As you point out significance level has to be selected before data are collected.

## What is the confidence interval for 97 %?

Answer and Explanation: The critical value of z for 97% confidence interval is 2.17, which is obtained by using a z score table, that is: {eq}P(-2.17 < Z <… See full answer below.

**What is the z value of 91%?**

Percentile | z-Score |
---|---|

90 | 1.282 |

91 | 1.341 |

92 | 1.405 |

93 | 1.476 |

### What is 96% confidence interval?

For a confidence level of 96%, the decimal is 0.96.

**What is the z-score of 75th percentile?**

0.675

For example, the median is the 50th percentile, the first quartile is the 25th percentile, and the third quartile is the 75th percentile. In some instances it may be of interest to compute other percentiles, for example the 5th or 95th….Computing Percentiles.

Percentile | Z |
---|---|

75th | 0.675 |

90th | 1.282 |

95th | 1.645 |

97.5th | 1.960 |

## How do you find the 98 confidence interval?

Calculating a confidence interval involves determining the sample mean, X̄, and the population standard deviation, σ, if possible….Z-values for Confidence Intervals.

Confidence Level | Z Value |
---|---|

90% | 1.645 |

95% | 1.960 |

98% | 2.326 |

99% | 2.576 |

**What is Z for 90 confidence interval?**

Confidence Intervals

Desired Confidence Interval | Z Score |
---|---|

90% 95% 99% | 1.645 1.96 2.576 |

### What is the 80 confidence interval?

Step #5: Find the Z value for the selected confidence interval.

Confidence Interval | Z |
---|---|

80% | 1.282 |

85% | 1.440 |

90% | 1.645 |

95% | 1.960 |

**How do you find the 42nd percentile?**

For the 30 weights, the 42nd percentile is obtained by first calculationg i=(42/100)(30+1)=13.02, then taking the average of the 13th and 14th data (145+155)/2=150 which is the 42nd percentile. The 25th percentile (which is the first quartile) is obtained as i=(25/100)(31)=7.75, (125+130)/2=127.5.

## How do you find a 95 confidence interval?

For a 95% confidence interval, we use z=1.96, while for a 90% confidence interval, for example, we use z=1.64. Pr(−z

**What is Z for 94 confidence interval?**

For a 94% z-interval, there will be 6% of the area outside of the interval. That is, there will be 97% of the area less than the upper critical value of z. The nearest entry to 0.97 in the table of standard normal probabilities is 0.9699, which corresponds to a z-score of 1.88.