Comprehensive meta-analysis (CMA)
Meta-analysis is a statistical evaluation of results from different primary researches that are mainly used to indicate the efficacy. This methodology is utilized in medicine, pharmaceuticals, psychology and criminology. The Comprehensive Meta-Analysis (CMA) software uses various forms of clinical data, data sheets and analysis methods to provide information on the treatment efficacies.
The Comprehensive Meta-analysis (CMA) software is a user-friendly and diverse software. It is capable of handling and executing multiple tests... More
The earlier article (Introduction to CMA) gave a brief overview of the various functionalities offered by the CMA software. This... More
Analysis using different data entry formats
Statistical outcomes in CMA are based on data entry formats and outcome requirement. This section explains the different types of studies that can be used for meta-analysis. A case study is used to demonstrate textual and graphical presentations.
Findings in meta-analysis are integrated by the means of effect sizes also known as the currency of meta-analysis. They span... More
An effect size is the magnitude or size of an effect resulting from a clinical treatment. Thus, in Comprehensive Meta... More
Following the discussion on the significance of effect sizes, and selecting suitable data entry formats, this next step is to... More
Acquaintance with different methods of entering data in the software makes the task simpler. The manual data entry included entering... More
The present article takes up the datasheets for the unmatched post and pre or post design and illustrates the results... More
The discussion surrounding meta analysis has effect size at the prime spot. It is the magnitude or size of an... More
This article explains the data entry methodology, for performing meta-analysis on the outcomes of studies having a single group. For... More
The previous article illustrated the manual data entry procedure to facilitate data analysis for performing meta-analysis in comprehensive meta analysis (CMA)... More
The meta-analysis results involve basic summary statistics, forest plots and model statistics. Besides these, also funnel plot can be obtained... More