Comparison of pooled risk estimates for adverse effects from different observational study designs: Methodological overview

Su Golder, Yoon K Loke, Martin Bland

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A diverse range of study designs (e.g. case-control or cohort) are used in the evaluation of adverse effects. We aimed to ascertain whether the risk estimates from meta-analyses of case-control studies differ from that of other study designs.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere71813
JournalPLoS One
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 20 Aug 2013


  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Humans
  • Meta-Analysis as Topic
  • Observational Study as Topic
  • Odds Ratio
  • Research Design
  • Risk Assessment

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