[R] Confidence-Intervals.... help...

Sarah Goslee sarah.goslee at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 19:33:09 CEST 2007

Hm... sounds like a homework problem to me...

Maybe start by figuring out how to do it without R -
what's the approach, and how would you calculate it?
Then search R help for the possible key words you
came up with.


On 4/8/07, Jochen.F <jjfahr at ucalgary.ca> wrote:
> Hi...
> I have to use R to find out the 90% confidence-interval for the sensitivity
> and specificity of the following diagnostic test:
> A particular diagnostic test for multiple sclerosis was conducted on 20 MS
> patients and 20 healthy subjects, 6 MS patients were classified as healthy
> and 8 healthy subjects were classified as suffering from the MS.
> Furthermore, I need to find the number of MS patients required for a
> sensitivity of 1%...
> Is there a simple R-command which can do that for me?
> I am completely new to R...
> Help please!
> Jochen
> --
Sarah Goslee

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