Studies on the Association of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM)

Description

Results from 20 cohort studies investigating the association between GDM and T2DM

Format

The data frame contains the following columns:

y1

number of subjects who developed T2DM among the unexposed subjects (without GDM)

n1

number of unexposed subjects (without GDM)

y2

number of subjects who developed T2DM among the exposed subjects (with GDM)

n2

number of exposed subjects (with GDM)

studynames

The study names indicating the last name of the first author and the year of each study

Note

The dataset diabetes is used to conduct exact posterior inference of relative risk and risk difference for multiple 2X2 tables.

References

Chen, Y., Luo, S., Chu, H., Su, X., and Nie, L. (2012a). An empirical Bayes method for multivariate meta-analysis with an application in clinical trials. in press, Communication in Statistics: Theory and Methods.

Bellamy, L, Casas, J.P., Hingorani, A.D., Williams, D. (2009) Type 2 diabetes mellitus after gestational diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet 373(9677):1773-1779

See Also

multipletables, summary.multipletables, plot.multipletables,

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