What can you do when prognostic studies report measures of risk on different scales?
Data extraction tips for meta-analysis - tip 4
Here’s a tip…
Hazard ratios, relative risks and odds ratios for different changes in a predictor variable can be rescaled to a common change.
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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