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IPDMETAN: Stata module for performing two-stage IPD meta-analysis

David Fisher ()
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David Fisher: MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: A set of routines for conducting two-stage individual participant meta-analysis, and forest plots for trial subgroup analysis. The two-stage routine, ‘ipdmetan’, loops over a series of categories, fits the desired model to the data within each, and generates pooled effects, heterogeneity statistics etc, as appropriate; aggregate data may also be included from an external dataset. ‘ipdover’ allows ‘ipdmetan’ to be used outside of the meta-analytic context, for example for creating a forest plot of a series of (potentially overlapping) subgroups within a single randomized trial. This package is dependent upon the ‘metan’ package; please ensure that the latest version of the ‘metan’ package is installed.

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 11 and metan from SSC (q.v.)
Keywords: meta-analysis; forest plot; binary data; time-to-event data; individual participant data; ipd (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014-02-02, Revised 2022-10-12
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install ipdmetan". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 (https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.txt). Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/i/ipdmetan.ado program code (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/i/ipdmetan.sthlp help file (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/i/ipdover.ado program code (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/i/ipdover.sthlp help file (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/metan_hlp_run.ado program code (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/i/ipdmetan_example.dta sample data file (application/x-stata)

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