Statistical problems in the vitamin D and respiratory infection meta-analysis: [eLetter]

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The meta-analysis on vitamin D and respiratory infections by Martineau et al. has two major problems: 1) the use of the odds ratio (OR) as the effect measure and 2) not exploring potential causes for the highly significant heterogeneity between the trials.
Originalspråkengelska
TidskriftBMJ : British Medical Journal
ISSN0959-535X
StatusPublicerad - 17 feb 2017
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