[R-meta] Publication bias/sensitivity analysis in multivariate meta-analysis
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Sun Jun 14 20:26:28 CEST 2020
Here are two recent studies on methods for detecting small-study effects
and other forms of publication bias in multivariate meta-analysis:
* Hong, C., Salanti, G., Morton, S., Riley, R., Chu, H., Kimmel, S. E., &
Chen, Y. (2018). Testing small study effects in multivariate
preprint arXiv:1805.09876*. https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.09876
* Rodgers, M. A., & Pustejovsky, J. E. (In Press). Evaluating Meta-Analytic
Methods to Detect Selective Reporting in the Presence of Dependent Effect
Sizes. Psychological Methods, forthcoming.
On Sun, Jun 14, 2020 at 5:54 AM Michael Dewey <lists using dewey.myzen.co.uk>
> Dear Huang
> Comments in-line
> On 13/06/2020 20:57, Huang Wu wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Greetings. I have some questions about publication bias/sensitivity
> analysis. First, are publication bias and sensivity analysis the same
> thing? If not, how are they different?
> Publication bias is a subset of small study effects where you know the
> aetiology of the small study effects. If you do not then it is safer to
> refer to small study effects. A sensitivity analysis could be almost
> anything but usually it manes fitting the model to one or more data-sets
> similar to the original one. Examples are leave-one-out analysis, or
> using only a subset of supposed higher quality studies.
> > Second, I saw people use funnel plot, fail-safe N, Egger�s regression
> test to test publication bias (
> http://www.metafor-project.org/doku.php/features), are these methods
> applicable to multivariate meta-analysis?
> Yes they are.
> > Third, what do you recommend to do publication bias/sensivity analysis
> in multivariate meta-analysis? Thanks
> I think what analysis you do will depend on the scientific question.
> > Best wishes
> > Huang
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