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Spanish translation: Values are MEAN and STANDARD ERROR of the mean

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19:46 Aug 27, 2001
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English term or phrase: values are media +/- SEM
results of hypertension tests.
laBern
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Spanish translation:Values are MEAN and STANDARD ERROR of the mean
Explanation:
The 95% confidence interval to describe the population mean is obtained by adding and substracting 2xSE to the mean BP. The conventional name is Stdandad error (of the mean)

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sin dudas, en mi contexto es Mean.
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na +1SEM
Dito
na -1la misma que antes!
Patricia Posadas
na -1Values are MEAN and STANDARD ERROR of the mean
Dito
na -1los valores son la media +/- error típico de medida
Patricia Posadas


  

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los valores son la media +/- error típico de medida


Explanation:
SEM: standard error of measurement

Al menos así se usa en estadística y en medición para referirse al porcentaje de error que se debe al instrumento o a las condiciones en que se realiza la medición.

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disagree  Dito: not really, this is a purely statistical term to describe the population variation of the sample mean
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Values are MEAN and STANDARD ERROR of the mean


Explanation:
The 95% confidence interval to describe the population mean is obtained by adding and substracting 2xSE to the mean BP. The conventional name is Stdandad error (of the mean)

Hope it helps

Luis

Dito
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sin dudas, en mi contexto es Mean.

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la misma que antes!


Explanation:
+/- SEM is a common way of expressing that there may be a variation of +/- that amount in the result. Often used with measurement scales, when giving scores, etc.

See this reference:

"Standard Error of Measurement (SEM): The amount an observed score is expected to fluctuate around the true score. For example, the obtained score will not differ by more than plus or minus one standard error from the true score about 68% of the time. About 95% of the time, the obtained score will differ by less than plus or minus two standard errors from the true score.

The SEM is frequently used to obtain an idea of the consistency of a person’s score or to set a band around a score. Suppose a person scores 110 on a test where the S.D. = 20 and [equation] = .91. Then:etc. etc."

If you want more details about Statistics Theory and Practice, you can contact me at my e-mail address.


    Reference: http://www.hemweb.com/library/glossary.htm#scaled
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SEM


Explanation:
Standard Error (SE) - This is essential to assess how closely your sample relates to the population. By calculating the 95% confidence intervals () you can say that the population mean has a 95% chance of being ....
From a reputable University Stats course..
http://www.leicester.ac.uk/biology/gat/virtualfc/Stats/descr...

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agree  Patricia Posadas: I have atught statistics in a reputate University! :-) SME is a concept used in Measuring.
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