# Definition of *confidence interval* in English:

## confidence interval

### Pronunciation /ˈkänfəd(ə)ns ˈin(t)ərvəl/ /ˈkɑnfəd(ə)ns ˈɪn(t)ərvəl/

### noun

Statistics

A range of values so defined that there is a specified probability that the value of a parameter lies within it.

*‘Furthermore, the confidence interval of the parameters and the correlation among them were both very low, indicating stability of the estimations.’*

*‘The confidence interval of fit parameters was either determined from the covariance matrix or by F-test analysis.’**‘The confidence interval was defined as a drop of 1 in the LOD score.’**‘This significance was lost for a third exacerbation, possibly because of the small numbers; the resulting confidence interval is very wide.’**‘It is clear from the size of the confidence interval that these data do not imply strong differences between the three groups.’*