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st: RE: Meta analysis of diagnostic test?

From   "Steichen, Thomas" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   st: RE: Meta analysis of diagnostic test?
Date   Mon, 2 Dec 2002 15:45:23 -0500

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
  4) Specificity.

If this might be of interest to you, Jannik, I can send it your way.

Tom Steichen

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