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st: RE: Meta analysis of diagnostic test?
Jannik Helweg-Larsen writes:
> I'm trying to get some sort of conclusion from more than 15
> very heterogenous PCR diagnostic studies.
> Considered to do some sort of meta analysis- but I've been unable (by
> findit) to locate any specific Stata programs for such analysis.
> Any suggestions or references?. Would summary ROC be useful
> and has anybody written ado for these?
I have a simple program that extracts results from Paul Seed's
-diagti- program and shoves them through -meta- or -metan- (as needed).
The statistics meta-analyzed are:
1) Likelihood of a Positive Test,
2) Likelihood of a Negative Test,
3) Sensitivity, and
If this might be of interest to you, Jannik, I can send it your way.
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