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Data extraction tips for meta-analysis - tip 1

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Here's a tip:

The diagnostic accuracy 2 x 2 classification table can be calculated using the reported sensitivity, specificity, prevalence and study size.

To find out more, download the pdf


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 CareMSc in EBHC Medical Statistics, and MSc in EBHC Systematic Reviews.

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