2. What if the prevalence is also not reported?
Data extraction tips for meta-analysis - tip 2
Here’s a tip…
The prevalence may be calculated in several different ways using other reported statistics.
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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