Re: [R] Meta-Analysis of proportions

From: Chung-hong Chan <chainsawtiney_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 16:58:03 +0800

OpenBUGS should be something related to Bayesian statistics.

You may refer to Chapter 12 of Handbook
http://cran.r-project.org/doc/vignettes/HSAUR/Ch_meta_analysis.pdf It talks about meta-regression.

On 6/28/07, Monica Malta <momalta_at_cict.fiocruz.br> wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
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> I'm conducting a meta-analysis of studies evaluating adherence of HIV-positive drug users into AIDS treatment, therefore I'm looking for some advice and syntax suggestion for running the meta-regression using proportions, not the usual OR/RR frequently used on RCT studies.
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> Have already searched already several handbooks, R-manuals, mailing lists, professors, but... not clue at all...
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> Does anyone have already tried this? A colleague of mine recently published a similar study on JAMA, but he used OpenBUGS - a software I'm not familiar with...
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> If there is any tip/suggestion for a possible syntax, could someone send me? I need to finish this paper before my PhD qualify, but I'm completely stuck...
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> So, any tip will be more than welcome...I will really appreciate it!!!
>
> Thanks in advance and congrats on the amazing mailing-list.
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> Bests from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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> Monica
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