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Meta-analysis of Binary Data Using Profile Likelihood

1st Edition

By Dankmar Bohning, Sasivimol Rattanasiri, Ronny Kuhnert

Chapman and Hall/CRC

208 pages

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Providing reliable information on an intervention effect, meta-analysis is a powerful statistical tool for analyzing and combining results from individual studies. Meta-Analysis of Binary Data Using Profile Likelihood focuses on the analysis and modeling of a meta-analysis with individually pooled data (MAIPD). It presents a unifying approac

Table of Contents

Introduction. The Basic Model. Modeling Unobserved Heterogeneity. Modeling Covariate Information. Alternative Approaches. Incorporating Covariate Information and Unobserved Heterogeneity. Working with CAMAP. Estimation of Odds Ratio Using the Profile Likelihood. Quantification of Heterogeneity in an MAIPD. Scrapie in Europe: A Multicountry Surveillance Study as an MAIPD. Appendix. Bibliography. Index.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General