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Combine independent studies using the sum of p-values transformed into standard normal variables

1 |

`x` |
is an array of independent p-values |

Considering a set of *m* independent significance tests, the resulted
p-values are independent and uniformly distributed between *0* and
*1* under the null hypothesis. Stouffer's method is similar to
Fisher's method (fisherMethod), with the difference is that it
uses the sum of p-values transformed into standard normal variables
instead of the log product.

combined p-value

Tin Nguyen and Sorin Draghici

[1] S. Stouffer, E. Suchman, L. DeVinney, S. Star, and R. M. Williams. The American Soldier: Adjustment during army life, volume 1. Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1949.

1 2 3 4 5 | ```
x <- rep(0,10)
stoufferMethod(x)
x <- runif(10)
stoufferMethod(x)
``` |

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