[R-meta] A question about meta-regression Analysis
hki@nme1 @ending from bingh@mton@edu
Sun Jul 15 19:01:35 CEST 2018
Thank you very much, Michael. So, I'll look into it with anova.
What does it mean " Most of the points on your plot lie on one side of the
line (above) which does not look quite right."? is there any way to fix it?
On Sun, Jul 15, 2018 at 12:07 PM, Michael Dewey <lists using dewey.myzen.co.uk>
> Dear Hamed
> If the line is supposed to show a polynomial of degree two then to my eyes
> it does not. It looks linear. If you think there may be a quadratic term
> why do you not fit two models, a linear on and a quadratic one, and just
> compare them with anova()?
> Most of the points on your plot lie on one side of the line (above) which
> does not look quite right.
> On 13/07/2018 17:38, Hamed Kianmehr wrote:
>> Thank you for your response.
>> Please see the attached file regarding the plot.
>> On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 12:35 PM, Viechtbauer, Wolfgang (SP) <
>> wolfgang.viechtbauer using maastrichtuniversity.nl <mailto:
>> wolfgang.viechtbauer using maastrichtuniversity.nl>> wrote:
>> Dear Hamed,
>> Please post in plain text format. I cannot see any plot. Either
>> attach it as a separate image file or post it somewhere else and
>> provide a link.
>> As for 2 - If you use poly(), try:
>> preds <- predict(res, transf = transf.ilogit, newmods =
>> unname(poly(years, degree=2)))
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>> Subject: [R-meta] A question about meta-regression Analysis
>> I have some questions regarding the meta-regression analysis. I have
>> the database on the proportion (Below bubble plot). My advisor asked
>> me to do the polynomial regression. I have two questions:
>> 1- Is it any polynomial regression pattern in this data?
>> 2- I wrote below code but I couldn't get the line, Could you help me?
>> res<-rma(yi=y, vi=s2, data=data, method="DL",mods = ~ poly(year,
>> years <- 1989:2016
>> preds <- predict(res, transf = transf.ilogit, newmods
>> wi <- 0.5/sqrt(data$s2)
>> wi <- 0.5 + 3.0 * (wi - min(wi))/(max(wi) - min(wi))
>> plot(data$year, transf.ilogit(y), cex=wi,xlab="Year",ylab="Patient
>> Expectation (%)")
>> lines(years, preds$pred)
>> Best Regards,
>> Hamed Kianmehr, Ph.D. Candidate
>> Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering
>> The State University of New York at Binghamton
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Hamed Kianmehr, Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering
The State University of New York at Binghamton
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