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How to interpret meta-analyses: A recipe for interpretation of the methodology used in the meta-analyses conducted on cardiovascular risk factors in Turkey. [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. Ahead of Print: TKDA-46062 | DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2018.46062

How to interpret meta-analyses: A recipe for interpretation of the methodology used in the meta-analyses conducted on cardiovascular risk factors in Turkey.

Mustafa Kılıçkap
Ankara University School of Medicine, Cardiology Dept., Ankara, Turkey

Meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials are increasingly performed to obtain more precise results. On the other hand, meta-analyses of prevalence studies are relatively rarely performed. In this review, some important points for interpretation of meta-analyses are given along with the comments on the meta-analyses of prevalence studies that are published in this issue of The Archives of The Turkish Society of Cardiology.

Keywords: Meta-analysis, interpretation, prevalence

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Corresponding Author: Mustafa Kılıçkap, Türkiye
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