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Methods for the bias adjustment of meta-analyses of published observational studies

Doi, Suhail; Barendregt, Jan; Onitilo, Adedayo A.


Background: A unique challenge in meta-analysis of observational studies is bias adjustment. Two different approaches have been proposed for doing this - using summary scores versus component scores. The prevailing view on this matter is that summary quality scores are inaccurate because information from its components can cancel each other out. Methods: A head-to-head comparison of the component score adjustment with our method using summary scores is undertaken, using data reported by the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2012.01890.x


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