What can I do if the 2x2 classification table in a diagnostic accuracy study is not reported?
Data extraction tips for meta-analysis
Here's a tip:
The diagnostic accuracy 2 x 2 classification table can be calculated using the reported sensitivity, specificity, prevalence and study size.
Dr Kathy Taylor teaches data extraction in Meta-analysis. This is a short course that is also available as part of our MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care, MSc in EBHC Medical Statistics, and MSc in EBHC Systematic Reviews.
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