Planning analyses in Cochrane DTA reviews

This lesson is part of an introductory series developed by Cochrane Screening & Diagnostic Test Methods Group to support authors in the production of DTA reviews. In this lesson, the focus is on planning analyses in Cochrane DTA reviews. A full list of currently available or planned lessons is available here.

After using this resource, you should be able to...
  • identify key issues for consideration in the analyses of a Cochrane DTA review
Author information: 
Takwoingi, Yemisi; Davenport, Clare; Leeflang, Mariska; Deeks, Jon

Cite as: Takwoingi Y, Davenport CF, Leeflang MM, Deeks JJ. Planning Analysis. Lesson 7.4: Cochrane Collaboration DTA Online Learning Materials. The Cochrane Collaboration; February 2015. Videocast (49 slides: 27 minutes, sound, colour). Available at

Session compiled and narrated by Yemisi Takwoingi with technical support from Anne Walker and Paul Good, University of Birmingham. With grateful acknowledgement of the many members of the Cochrane DTA Reviews Working Group upon which the materials, in part, are based. Funded by the UN NIHR and the Cochrane Collaboration, with support from the University of Birmingham and the University of Amsterdam.