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Confidence in Medical Tests

Medical tests are not always correct. When a doctor and a patient receive the rnresults of a test, what is the probability that the report is correct?

Grade Level: High School (9-12)
Curriculum Topic Benchmarks: M7.4.5, M7.4.10, M7.4.13, M9.4.1
Subject Keywords: confidence, Health, medical tests, Percents, Probability, conditional probability

Author(s): Ted Bainbridge, Ph.D.
PUMAS ID: 11_30_15_1
Date Received: 2015-11-30
Date Revised: 2017-06-09
Date Accepted: 2016-03-31

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