Pooling data for Number Needed to Treat: no problems for apples

@article{Moore2002PoolingDF,
  title={Pooling data for Number Needed to Treat: no problems for apples},
  author={R Andrew Moore and David J Gavaghan and Jayne E Edwards and Phillip J Wiffen and H. J. McQuay},
  journal={BMC Medical Research Methodology},
  year={2002},
  volume={2},
  pages={2 - 2}
}
OBJECTIVE To consider the problem of the calculation of number needed to treat (NNT) derived from risk difference, odds ratio, and raw pooled events shown to give different results using data from a review of nursing interventions for smoking cessation. DISCUSSION A review of nursing interventions for smoking cessation from the Cochrane Library provided… CONTINUE READING