C Cates

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Simpson's paradox and calculation of number needed to treat from meta-analysis
    Christopher J Cates
    Manor View Surgery, Bushey Health Centre, London Road, Bushey, Watford, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 2:1. 2002

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  1. pmc Simpson's paradox and calculation of number needed to treat from meta-analysis
    Christopher J Cates
    Manor View Surgery, Bushey Health Centre, London Road, Bushey, Watford, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 2:1. 2002
    ..Calculation of numbers needed to treat (NNT) is more complex from meta-analysis than from single trials. Treating the data as if it all came from one trial may lead to misleading results when the trial arms are imbalanced...