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Use of hierarchical models for meta-analysis: experience in the metabolic ward studies of diet and blood cholesterol.

Abstract:

Overviews that combine single effect estimates from published studies generally use a summary statistic approach where the effect of interest is first estimated within each study and then averaged across studies in an appropriately weighted manner. Combining multiple regression coefficients from publications is more problematic, particularly when there are differences in study design and inconsistent reporting of effect sizes and standard errors. This paper describes the use of a hierarchical...

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Journal:
Statistics in medicine
Volume:
18
Issue:
13
Pages:
1657-1676
Publication date:
1999-07-05
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EISSN:
1097-0258
ISSN:
0277-6715
URN:
uuid:ce10b0da-253f-4c5c-aa48-9bddd129bd88
Source identifiers:
49332
Local pid:
pubs:49332

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