Cumulative Meta-analysis

Definition

Health Economics

  • A form of meta-analysis in which studies are added one at a time according to a rule such as date of publication. The results are summarized as each study is added. In a graph of a cumulative meta-analysis, each horizontal line represents the summary of the cumulative results up to the point at which the last study was added.
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