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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Dimitrakopoulou, Vasiliki; Efthimiou, Orestis; Leucht, Stefan; Salanti, Georgia 
Title:
Accounting for uncertainty due to'last observation carried forward' outcome imputation in a meta-analysis model. 
Abstract:
Missing outcome data are a problem commonly observed in randomized control trials that occurs as a result of participants leaving the study before its end. Missing such important information can bias the study estimates of the relative treatment effect and consequently affect the meta-analytic results. Therefore, methods on manipulating data sets with missing participants, with regard to incorporating the missing information in the analysis so as to avoid the loss of power and minimize the bias,...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Stat Med 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
34 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
742-52 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0277-6715 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie