Sample Size Determination

Authored by: Lilly Q. Yue , David Li , Shan Bai

Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics

Print publication date:  August  2018
Online publication date:  August  2018

Print ISBN: 9781498733953
eBook ISBN: 9781351110273
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Sample size determination can be based on either the desired power of a particular statistical test for a population parameter or the desired precision of a confidence interval estimator of a population parameter when sampling from a large population. This entry reviews methods of determining sample sizes for statistical tests.

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