Date: Thu, 2 Jan 1997 00:35:03 GMT
Reply-To: Jay Weedon <j_weedon@ESCAPE.COM>
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From: Jay Weedon <j_weedon@ESCAPE.COM>
Organization: Zip News
Subject: Re: NON PARAMETRICS
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Mike Rayle <rayle@OPUS.OCA.UDAYTON.EDU> wrote:
>We are trying to compute a test of significiance to tell whether
>there is a significant number of successes in a sample. There were
>12 subjects in the sample. Four out of the twelve were successful.
>Does anyone know of a way to say that 4 out of twelve is
>statistically significantly different from 0 using either
>parametric or nonparametric statistics.
I'm not sure that your thinking isn't confused here. If you mean,
"Test the null hypothesis that the population parameter is 0%
success", then clearly H0 has to be rejected, since it doesn't admit
the possibility of there EVER being a success!
If you mean something else, please elaborate.
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