Kertai data

Description

Data frame with diagnostic accuracy data from exercise electrocardiography.

Usage

1
data("Kertai")

Format

One data frame with 4 variables.

TP

integer. number of true positives

FN

integer. number of false negatives

FP

integer. number of false positives

TN

integer. number of true negatives

Details

The Kertai data set is a meta-analysis of prognostic test studies and comprises 7 studies where the diagnostic test accuracy of exercise electrocardiography for predicting cardiac events in patients undergoing major vascular surgery was measured.

Source

Kertai MD, Boersma E, Bax JJ, Heijenbrok-Kal MH, Hunink MGM, L'talien GJ, Roelandt JRTC, van Urk H, Poldermans D. A meta-analysis comparing the prognostic accuracy of six diagnostic tests for predicting perioperative cardiac risk in patients undergoing major vascular surgery. Heart 2003; 89: 1327–1334.

Jackson D, Riley RD, & White IW. Multivariate meta-analysis: Potential and promise. Statistics in Medicine 2010; 30: 2481–2498.