How can categorical risk data be pooled?
Data extraction tips for meta-analysis
Here’s a tip…
There's a trend estimation method which summarises categorical (quantile or dose-response) risk data and code is available to implement the method in STATA, SAS and R.
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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