Overview of Bootstrapping for 1-Sample Proportion

Use Bootstrapping for 1-Sample Proportion to explore the sampling distribution of the proportion of a sample of data and to estimate a confidence interval for the population proportion.

For example, an editor of a video game web site wants to determine the proportion of readers that own a PlayStation console. The editor uses a bootstrap for the proportion to examine the sampling distribution of the proportion and to estimate a confidence interval for the proportion of readers that own a PlayStation console.

Where to find this analysis

  • Mac: Statistics > Resampling > Bootstrapping for 1-Sample Proportion
  • PC: STATISTICS > Resampling > Bootstrapping > 1-Sample Proportion

When to use an alternate analysis

To test a hypothesized proportion with a resampling technique, use a Randomization Test for 1-Sample Proportion.

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