What can I do when a study reports a beta coefficient instead of a hazard ratio?
Data extraction tips for meta-analysis
Here’s a tip…
Beta coefficients are just log-transformed hazard ratios.
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.