Quantitative Literacy: Confidence Intervals, Hypothesis Testing, and Linear Regression

Presenter: Erica Ann Metheney, Statistician and Head of GLD Data.


After the session, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the purpose and general structure of a confidence interval
  • Interpret confidence intervals
  • Identify the various items that impact the width of a confidence interval
  • Describe the philosophical logic of hypothesis testing
  • Interpret output from a hypothesis test