The rate of chlamydia infection was reported as 2.78% in a recent year. Under certain conditions, a preliminary screening test for the chlamydia bacterium is correct 96% of the time. One person is randomly selected from the population.
find the true positive.
Can someone please teach me how to go about this question and how to set it up, please?
I think the true positive is 96%. Is that correct? For future reference, can someone please teach me how to find the true negative, false negative, and false positive as well?
Statistics - PsyDAG, Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 5:22pm
True positive = .0278 * .96 = ?
False positive = .0278 * .04 = ?
True negative = (1-.0278) * .96 = ?
False negative = (1-.0278) * .04 = ?