Publication bias in the environmental tobacco smoke/coronary heart disease epidemiologic literature.

@article{Levois1995PublicationBI,
  title={Publication bias in the environmental tobacco smoke/coronary heart disease epidemiologic literature.},
  author={M Levois and M W Layard},
  journal={Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP},
  year={1995},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={184-91}
}
Two approaches are used to assess publication bias in the environmental tobacco smoke/coronary heart disease (ETS/CHD) literature: (1) Statistical tests applied to all sex-specific relative risk (rr) estimates from 14 previously published studies indicate that publication bias is likely. A funnel graph of the studies' log relative risks plotted against their standard errors is asymmetrical, and weighted regression of the studies' log relative risks on their standard errors is significant (P < 0… CONTINUE READING
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