Statistics in pills: meta-analysis of rare events.

Efthimiou, Orestis (2019). Statistics in pills: meta-analysis of rare events. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 22(3), p. 102. BMJ Publishing Group 10.1136/ebmental-2019-300103

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Meta-analysis of rare events requires special considerations regarding which statistical method to use. This is because standard meta-analytical models are not well suited for the task, especially when some of the identified studies have reported zero events in one or more treatment groups.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM)

UniBE Contributor:

Efthimiou, Orestis

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 360 Social problems & social services

ISSN:

1362-0347

Publisher:

BMJ Publishing Group

Funders:

[4] Swiss National Science Foundation

Language:

English

Submitter:

Doris Kopp Heim

Date Deposited:

18 Dec 2019 10:54

Last Modified:

24 Feb 2020 15:24

Publisher DOI:

10.1136/ebmental-2019-300103

PubMed ID:

31302610

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.137054

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/137054

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