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Table 2 Coverage probability of 95 % two-sided confidence intervals for α , calculated from the observed information by \( \widehat{\alpha}\pm 1.96\times SE\left(\widehat{\alpha}\right) \), in the parametric bootstrap datasets

From: Some extensions in continuous models for immunological correlates of protection

Dataset (cases of disease:subjects) Error function models Absolute sigmoid models
N* Coverage N* Coverage
German pertussis FHA IgG (44:1988) 801 0.925 1000 0.642
German pertussis PT IgG (44:1987) 595 0.797 1000 0.658
German pertussis PRN IgG (44:1992) 826 0.924 1000 0.619
German pertussis FIM IgG (44:1986) 479 0.987 1000 0.711
German pertussis FHA IgA (44:1932) 194 0.866 1000 0.216
German pertussis PT IgA (44:1933) 232 0.991 1000 0.225
German pertussis PRN IgA (44:1968) - - 1000 0.320
German pertussis FIM IgA (44:1994) 656 0.942 999 0.650
Piedra RSV/A (34:175) - - 964 0.773
Piedra RSV/B (34:175) - - 877 0.814
White/Varicella (79:3459) 998 0.921 1000 0.941
Swedish pertussis FHA IgG (92:209) - - - -
Swedish pertussis PT IgG (92:209) 846 0.953 969 0.829
Swedish pertussis PRN IgG (92:209) 951 0.930 1000 0.744
Swedish pertussis FIM IgG (92:209) 697 0.811 991 0.772
Black Nicolay HAI (22:777) 790 0.934 1000 0.614
  1. * number of bootstrap datasets for which MLEs were found