Statistical evaluation of truncated breath-alcohol test measurements.

Abstract

The reporting of breath-alcohol measurements truncated to two decimal places is a form of computational error. The magnitude of the error can range from 0.000 to 0.009 g/210 L. The truncation error will follow a uniform distribution. A total of 500 breath-alcohol test measurements were evaluated to determine the distribution of the third digit. There are 10… (More)

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@article{Gullberg1988StatisticalEO, title={Statistical evaluation of truncated breath-alcohol test measurements.}, author={Rod George Gullberg}, journal={Journal of forensic sciences}, year={1988}, volume={33 2}, pages={507-10} }