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Pooling data for number needed to treat: no problems for apples

Abstract:
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 different v

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Journal:
BMC Medical Research Methodology − Latest Articles
Volume:
2
Publication date:
2002-01-01
URN:
uuid:03f783d3-9b43-486c-b3f3-71529e34fd0b
Local pid:
cs:4269

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