Standardised regression coefficient as an effect size index in summarising findings in epidemiological studies

  title={Standardised regression coefficient as an effect size index in summarising findings in epidemiological studies},
  author={Pentti Nieminen and Heli Lehtiniemi and Kirsi V{\"a}h{\"a}kangas and Antti Huusko and Arja Rautio},
  journal={Epidemiology, biostatistics, and public health},
Background: a major problem in evaluating and reviewing the published findings of studies on the association between a quantitative explanatory variable and a quantitative dependent variable is that the results are analysed and reported in many different ways. To achieve an effective review of different studies, a consistent presentation of the results is necessary. This paper aims to exemplify the main topics related to summarising and pooling research findings from multivariable models with a… 

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