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st: RE: Meta-analysis of diagnostic tests
How is anyone expected to respond to
your "not convinced" comment on -metan-?
No argument, no evidence => nothing to discuss.
> Has anybody used Stata to do a meta-analysis of diagnostic tests?
> Specifically, I would like to generate summary positive and negative
> likelihood ratios with p-values, and an associated test of
> I am not convinced that the metan command (metan tp fn fp tn, with
> tp=true positive, fn=false negative, etc.), as some have suggested,
> produces correct results.
> As a (less desirable) alternative, I believe that I can use a logit
> command to generate a summary sensitivity/specificity. However, I am
> unclear on how that would actually be coded.
> Any advice on either approach would be MUCH appreciated.
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