# Clinical statistic problem

You conduct a case-control study of elevated cholesterol and myocardial infarction (MI). Of 20 MI cases, 10 had elevated cholesterol. Of 30 healthy controls, 10 had elevated cholesterol. These results give an odds ratio (OR) of 2.0, with a 95% confidence interval (CI) $= [0.6-6.4]$.

Interpret the CI?

• This looks like standard bookwork (especially given the start 'You conduct...' - I don't!). If this is for some subject, or even just for your personal study, please add the self-study tag and read its tag wiki info – Glen_b -Reinstate Monica Oct 20 '13 at 22:01