Analysing non-standard data and study designs
In analysing the outcomes of the studies included in your systematic review, you may encounter some more challenging types of data and study designs, including ordinal and time-to-event data, rates, cross-over trials, cluster randomised trials and more. This presentation provides a brief introduction to identifying and meta-analysing these outcomes.
Approved by the Cochrane Methods Board on 23 September 2011.
Compiled by Miranda Cumpston, based on materials by Julian Higgins, Craig Ramsay, the Cochrane Statistical Methods Group and the Australasian Cochrane Centre.