(optional) Change to change the exact way the boundaries of the chord (loA) are calculated from the distortion and its standard deviation. The default is LoA.mode-1, which calculates the loa with the more accurate 1.96x multiplier. LoA.mode 2 uses the 2x multiplier used in the original documents. This should really be maintained to the standard, except to check the calculations in older documents. Bland, J.M. and D.G. Altman. 1986. Statistical methods for assessing the agreement between two methods of clinical measurement. Lancet i:307-317. The Bland-Altman analytics function for R. Package, created as existing functions, does not meet my requirements and does not generate 95% confidence intervals for biases and compliance limits.
This basic function calculates basic statistics and generates return values that can be used in the corresponding functions blandr.display and bland.altamn.plot. However, return results can be used to generate a custom diagram if necessary. Contractual lines (with no trust limits) can also be added. [These could of course be eliminated to solve the second problem below.] Generally, a 95% confidence interval for the average value difference that does not contain zero indicates a difference (or distortion) between the two age estimates. A distortion is noticeable in Figure 1.B. In addition, it is assumed that 95% of the points are covered by the “agree limits.” Points outside this area can be considered potential outliers. Protocol differences were used when differences are not normally distributed and the percentage difference (the difference being divided by average age) was also used (Giavarina 2015). McBride, R.S.
2015. Diagnosis of the age agreement: a simulation of precision and precision effects. CIEM Journal of Marine Science 72:2149-2167. The Bland-Altman plot (Bland and Altman 1986) is often used in medical and chemical research to assess the consistency between two methods of measurement or testing (Giavarina 2015). McBride (2015) used the plot of Bland Altman in his simulation study on the impact of accuracy and accuracy on the ability to diagnose the adequacy of age estimation rates of fish. McBride (2015) found that Bland Altman`s plots “easily exhibit both bias and inaccuracy” and that this was summarized for “the entire sample and not for certain age groups.” Yet I know of only two entries in the fishing literature that used the Bland Altman conspiracy to compare the estimates of the switch (one in the grey literature, the other in a work). Afterwards, I describe the Bland-Altman plot, and then offer a modified version to compare the estimates of the switch. Confidence interval work based on the following document: (2) Altman, D.
G., Bland, J.M. (2002). Commentary on quantifying the consistency between two measurement methods. Clinical Chemistry, 48 (5), 801-802. www.clinchem.org/content/48/5/801.full.pdf The Bland Altman plot in Figure 1 was created with bland.altman.plot () from the BlandAltmanLeh package (Lehnert 2015b). Other R functions are available to create Bland-Altman plots (or the equivalent of Tukey`s average difference diagram). However, it is a simple diagram that can be easily constructed by “scratches,” as shown later. I then give a slight critique of the Bland-Altman plot for its use in age comparisons and offers an alternative (this is not a bias plot). The smoother “line” with 95% confidence limits is added to the diagram by first using the smooth to predict age differences (with the SE of these forecasts) over the entire middle age range. Approximate trust limits are then deduced (using normal theory) of predicted values and their SEs.