Meta-Analysis in Systematic Reviews for Food And Feed Related Topics: York, United Kingdom

The aim of this course, facilitated by the York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC), is to provide a comprehensive introduction to meta-analysis for systematic reviews of food and feed related topics. Participants will use software to conduct pairwise meta-analysis and meta-regression.

The course will use a combination of seminars, group work and practical sessions to introduce the following topics:

  • The role of meta-analysis in systematic reviews
  • The practicalities of data extraction for meta-analysis
  • How to explore heterogeneity in meta-analysis
  • Summarizing effects sizes with meta-analysis
  • Interpreting the results of meta-analyses
  • Software for meta-analysis – REVMAN and R
  • R packages for meta-analysis.

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