Ignoring possible misclassifications when testing for a proportion can lead to erroneous decisions. A statistical test is described that incorporates misclassification rates into the analysis. Easily checked safeguards that ensure that the test is appropriate are given. Additionally, the test provides a procedure when the hypothesis stipulates that the proportion is zero. Applications of the test are illustrated with examples which show that it is practical. Comprehensive guidance is supplied for the practitioner.
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Farnsworth, David L. and Bradley, Jonathan R., "A Guide to Testing a Proportion when there may be Misclassifications" (2013). The Mathematical Scientist, 38 (2), 135-144. Accessed from
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