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Meta-Analysis

  • By: Fernando De Maio
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Refers to the statistical integration, or synthesis, of data from more than one study for the purpose of analysis. The findings from any one study become the unit of analysis within the meta-analysis framework. The studies will usually have been conducted ...

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