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An available creation to acting meta-analysis throughout numerous components of research

The perform of meta-analysis permits researchers to acquire findings from quite a few reviews and collect them to make sure and shape one total end. Statistical Meta-Analysis with purposes provides the required statistical methodologies that permit readers to take on the 4 major levels of meta-analysis: challenge formula, facts assortment, information overview, and knowledge research and interpretation. Combining the authors' services at the subject with a wealth of up to date info, this e-book effectively introduces the basic statistical practices for making thorough and exact discoveries throughout a wide range of numerous fields, resembling enterprise, public well-being, biostatistics, and environmental studies.

Two major varieties of statistical research function the root of the equipment and strategies: combining exams of impression dimension and mixing estimates of impression dimension. extra subject matters lined include:

  • Meta-analysis regression procedures
  • Multiple-endpoint and multiple-treatment studies

  • The Bayesian method of meta-analysis

  • Publication bias

  • Vote counting procedures

  • Methods for combining person assessments and mixing person estimates

  • Using meta-analysis to investigate binary and ordinal express data

Numerous worked-out examples in each one bankruptcy give you the reader with a step by step realizing of the awarded equipment. All workouts might be computed utilizing the R and SAS software program programs, that are either to be had through the book's comparable site. vast references also are integrated, outlining extra assets for additional study.

Requiring just a operating wisdom of data, Statistical Meta-Analysis with Applications is a worthy complement for classes in biostatistics, company, public health and wellbeing, and social study on the upper-undergraduate and graduate degrees. it's also an outstanding reference for utilized statisticians operating in undefined, academia, and government.

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