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Table 2 Summary of various abbreviations

From: Confidence intervals construction for difference of two means with incomplete correlated data

Abbreviation Definition
T 1 CI based on T 1 statistic
T 2 CI based on T 2 statistic
T 3 CI based on T 3 statistic
T 4 CI based on T 4 statistic
T 5 CI based on T 5 statistic
T g CI based on GEE method
W s CI based on Wilson score method
W a CI based on Agresti-coull method
B 1 Simple Bootstrap CI based on
  \(\hat \delta =a\overline {x}_{1}^{(n)}+\left (1-a\right)\overline {x}_{1}^{(n_{1})}-b\overline {x}_{2}^{(n)}-(1-b)\overline {x}_{2}^{(n_{2})}\)
B 2 Simple Bootstrap CI based on \(\hat {\delta }=\bar {x}_{1}^{(n+n_{1})}-\bar {x}_{2}^{(n+n_{2})}\)
B 3 Percentile Bootstrap CI based on
  \(\hat \delta =a\overline {x}_{1}^{(n)}+(1-a)\overline {x}_{1}^{(n_{1})}-b\overline {x}_{2}^{(n)}-(1-b)\overline {x}_{2}^{(n_{2})}\)
B 4 Percentile Bootstrap CI based on \(\hat {\delta }=\bar {x}_{1}^{(n+n_{1})}-\bar {x}_{2}^{(n+n_{2})}\)
ECPs Empirical coverage probabilities, is defined by Eq. (3)
ECW Empirical confidence widths, is defined by Eq. (3)
RNCP The ratio of the mesial non-coverage probabilities to the
  non-coverage probabilities, is defined by Eqs. (4) and (5)