A Meta-Analysis for Investigating the Magnitude and Duration of Excess Mortality After Hip Fracture Among Older Men

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Description

This meta-analysis serves as an example to illustrate the function usage in the package altmeta.

Usage

1
data("hipfrac")

Format

A data frame containing 17 studies with the observed effect sizes and their within-study variances.

y

The observed effect size for each collected study in the meta-analysis.

s2

The within-study variance for each study.

Source

Haentjens P, Magaziner J, Colon-Emeric CS, Vanderschueren D, Milisen K, Velkeniers B, and Boonen S (2010). "Meta-analysis: excess mortality after hip fracture among older women and men". Annals of Internal Medicine, 152(6), 380–390.