[Rd] prop.test.Rd References patch

Marc Schwartz marc_schwartz at comcast.net
Thu Feb 1 17:54:51 CET 2007

On Thu, 2007-02-01 at 10:40 -0600, Marc Schwartz wrote:
> Hi all,
> Presuming that my reply on r-help this morning was correct, attached is
> a patch file against the current svn trunk version of prop.test.Rd to
> add the references for the methods.
> Any corrections are welcome.
> Regards,
> Marc Schwartz


Looks like the attachment was stripped. Seems that the file had a
text/x-patch MIME type set.

I can't seem to get the file (even with renaming) to text/plain for some

So...here is the content pasted in here:

--- prop.test.Rd	2007-02-01 08:31:34.000000000 -0600
+++ prop.test.Rev.Rd	2007-02-01 08:38:58.000000000 -0600
@@ -91,6 +91,19 @@
     whether Yates' continuity correction was applied.}
   \item{data.name}{a character string giving the names of the data.}
+  Wilson, E.B. (1927) Probable inference, the law of succession, and
+  statistical inference.
+  \emph{J. Am. Stat. Assoc.}, \bold{22}, 209--212.
+  Newcombe R.G. (1998) Two-Sided Confidence Intervals for the Single
+  Proportion: Comparison of Seven Methods.
+  \emph{Statistics in Medicine}, \bold{17} 857--872.
+  Newcombe R.G. (1998) Interval Estimation for the Difference Between
+  Independent Proportions: Comparison of Eleven Methods.
+  \emph{Statistics in Medicine}, \bold{17} 873--890.
 \seealso{\code{\link{binom.test}} for an \emph{exact} test of a binomial

I also uploaded the file to:


as a backup.



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