[R] prediction interval for new value

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Sep 18 16:16:34 CEST 2006

Sachin J <sachinj.2006 at yahoo.com> writes:

> RUsers: 
>   Just confirming, does predict function with interval="prediction"
>   option gives prediction interval or tolerance interval?. Sorry for
>   reposting this question.

Is there any definition of tolerance interval that is different from
prediction interval?

(Tolerance intervals in the medical sense means intervals that are
designed to detect patients with abnormal levels of serum cholesterol

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