# What does a 95% confidence interval versus a 99% confidence interval tell you?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 2, 2015

Reliability of the answer in terms of the range of values of the parameter being discussed.

#### Explanation:

As the name suggests, 95% confidence interval means, there is a 5% chance of the suggested answer not accurate.

99% confidence interval suggests there is a 1% chance of the suggested answer not accurate.