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How Tableau Calculates Confidence Bands on Trend Lines


Published: 23 Jun 2017
Last Modified Date: 26 Jun 2017

Question

Tableau has the ability to add trend lines with confidence bands to visualizations. How are the confidence bands calculated?

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

Tableau Desktop uses the standard model for confidence intervals. 

Additional Information

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