Tutorial in Biostatistics Meta-analysis : Formulating , Evaluating , Combining , and Reporting

  title={Tutorial in Biostatistics Meta-analysis : Formulating , Evaluating , Combining , and Reporting},
  author={Sharon-Lise T. Normand},
Meta-analysis involves combining summary information from related but independent studies. The objectives of a meta-analysis include increasing power to detect an overall treatment e ect, estimation of the degree of bene t associated with a particular study treatment, assessment of the amount of variability between studies, or identi cation of study characteristics associated with particularly e ective treatments. This article presents a tutorial on meta-analysis intended for anyone with a… CONTINUE READING
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