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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

Authors


Williamson, PR More by this author
Altman, DG More by this author
Hutton, JL More by this author
Journal:
Statistical methods in medical research
Volume:
14
Issue:
5
Pages:
515-524
Publication date:
2005-10-05
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EISSN:
1477-0334
ISSN:
0962-2802
URN:
uuid:40d83d0a-4f7e-42b7-a1a8-d2858b7f27d7
Source identifiers:
317903
Local pid:
pubs:317903

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