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Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Mon May 18 16:22:04 CEST 2009

On Mon, 18 May 2009, Debbie Zhang wrote:
> Based on a set of binomial sample data, how would you utilize the "nlm" 
> function in R to estimate the true proportion of the population?

I can't see why anyone would want to use nlm() for this.  The sample 
proportion is the MLE, and binom.test() gives an exact confidence 


Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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