Frequentist performance of Bayesian confidence intervals for comparing proportions in 2 x 2 contingency tables.

  title={Frequentist performance of Bayesian confidence intervals for comparing proportions in 2 x 2 contingency tables.},
  author={Alan Agresti and Yongyi Min},
  volume={61 2},
This article investigates the performance, in a frequentist sense, of Bayesian confidence intervals (CIs) for the difference of proportions, relative risk, and odds ratio in 2 x 2 contingency tables. We consider beta priors, logit-normal priors, and related correlated priors for the two binomial parameters. The goal was to analyze whether certain settings for prior parameters tend to provide good coverage performance regardless of the true association parameter values. For the relative risk and… Expand

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