21. What should I do if I have a missing mean, standard deviation or sample size?
Data extraction tips for meta-analysis - tip 21
Here's a tip...
Missing summary statistics for meta-analysis of continuous outcomes can arise in several different ways, and there are useful equations, methods and advice available that can help you.
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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