An empirical assessment of bivariate methods for meta-analysis of test accuracy

BACKGROUND: Meta-analyses of sensitivity and specificity pairs reported from diagnostic test accuracy studies employ a variety of statistical models for estimating mean performance and performance across different test thresholds. The impact of these alternative models on conclusions in applied sett...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Dahabreh, Issa J.
Corporate Authors: United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Tufts Evidence-based Practice Center
Format: eBook
Published: Rockville, Md. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [2012], 2012
Series:Methods research report
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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