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Outcome selection bias in meta-analysis.

Abstract:

Publication bias has been previously identified as a threat to the validity of a meta-analysis. Recently, new evidence has documented an additional threat to validity, the selective reporting of trial outcomes within published studies. Several diseases have several possible measures of outcome. Some articles might report only a selection of those outcomes, perhaps those with statistically significant results. In this article, we review this problem while addressing the questions: what is with...

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10.1191/0962280205sm415oa

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Journal:
Statistical methods in medical research
Volume:
14
Issue:
5
Pages:
515-524
Publication date:
2005-10-01
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EISSN:
1477-0334
ISSN:
0962-2802
Source identifiers:
317903
Language:
English
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2013-11-16

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