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I had a hard time grasping the concept of confidence intervals. It has been over ten years since I have applied any statistical knowledge that I learned from previous courses. To understand confidence intervals you must have some understanding of sampling, you must also have an understanding of what a true population value is to understand what it is you are looking for. Populations that have lots of variation in the values lead to varied samples with higher variation and wider confidence intervals (Warner, 2013). I read that a reason APA (2009)
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Unformatted text preview: Publication Manual's recommendation for the inclusion of CIs, highly recommend them is because of the combination of information about location and precision in CI's, as well as them being used in infer significance levels. American Psychological Association (2009). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association(6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Warner, R. M. (2013). Applied statistics: from bivariate through multivariate techniques. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications....
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