Análisis de desenlaces (outcomes) dicotómicos


To analyse the results of the studies included in your systematic review, you will need to understand the different kinds of data you may encounter. The slidecast presentation is an introduction to analysing dichotomous or binary data.

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After using this resource, you should be able to...
  • Differentiate the concepts of risk and odds for dichotomous outcomes
  • Calculate effect measures (risk ratio, odds ratio, risk difference) for dichotomous outcomes from a 2x2 table
  • Interpret the calculated effect measures and express them in words
  • Identify the data needed for analysing dichotomous outcomes
Author information: 
Cumpston, Miranda

Compilado por Miranda Cumpston. Basado en materiales creados por Sally Hopewell, Phil Alderson, Jon Deeks, Deborah Caldwell, el Cochrane Statistical Methods Group y el Australasian Cochrane Centre. Aprobado por el Cochrane Methods Board. Traducido por Gabriel Rada, Marta Roqué y Jesús López-Alcalde. Voz en off por Salomé Planas.