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Table 5 Estimates of model parameters with their standard errors (S.E.) and 95% confidence interval (CI) together with recommended confidence intervals by Stellingwerf (1994). The ±20% of the estimated parameters are used as reference CI for those of estimated parameter

From: Allometric models for estimating aboveground biomass in the tropical woodlands of Ghana, West Africa

Model Para. Est. 95% CI ±20% of est. Para. Est. 95% CI ±20% of est.
M1 a1 0.161 0.121–0.201* 0.129–0.193 b1 1.193 1.158–1.228 0.954–2.147
M2 a2 0.202 0.166–0.238 0.162–0.242 b2 1.205 1.180–1.231 0.964–2.169
M3 a3 0.227 0.190–0.264 0.182–0.272 b3 1.196 1.172–1.220 0.957–2.153
M4 a4 0.05 0.039–0.062 0.04–0.060 b4 0.974 0.941–1.007 0.779–1753
M5 a5 0.059 0.044–0.073 0.047–0.071 b5 0.966 0.940–0.992 0.773–1.739
M6 a6 0.058 0.049–0.067 0.046–0.070 b6 0.999 0.983–1.015 0.799–1.798
M7 a7 0.053 0.045–0.061 0.042–0.064 b7 1.009 0.992–1.025 0.807–1.816
  1. Note: Para. is parameter and est. is estimate, *95% confidence interval is outside recommended confidence interval