diabetes: Network Meta-Ananlysis on Diabetes

Description Usage Format Details Source

Description

An example of network meta-analysis for binary outcomes with follow-up times reported.

Usage

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data("diabetes")

Format

A data frame containing 22 studies which compare 6 treatments. The outcome is binary; mean follow-up time in each study is collected.

s.id

a numeric vector indicating study IDs.

folup

a numeric vector indicating follow-up time (in years) for each study.

t.id

a numeric vector indicating treatment IDs.

r

a numeric vector indicating the total mortality in each treatment group in each study.

n

a numeric vector indicating the total number of participants in each treatment group in each study.

Details

This network meta-analysis is studied by Elliott and Meyer (2007) to assess the effects of anti-hypertensive agents on incident diabetes. Treatment IDs represent 1) diuretic; 2) placebo; 3) β-blocker; 4) CCB; 5) ACE inhibitor; and 6) ARB.

Source

Elliott WJ and Meyer PM (2007). "Incident diabetes in clinical trials of antihypertensive drugs: a network meta-analysis." Lancet 369(9557), 201–7.


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