[R] confidence interval given by prop.test()

mai@ms.uky.edu mai at ms.uky.edu
Mon Sep 24 21:17:56 CEST 2001

Dear R-help, 

> prop.test(9, 137, p=0.066)

> prop.test(9, 137, p=0.05)

give two different 95% confidence intervals.
I thought the confidence interval calculation
should be independent of testing calculations (and thus
the null hypothesis)?

Splus 2000 has similar problems but give slightly different

Using R1.3.0 on windows.

Mai Zhou
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