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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. 2018; 46(7): 624-635 | 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
Department of Cardiology, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, 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, prevalence; interpretation.

How to cite this article
Mustafa Kılıçkap. 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. 2018; 46(7): 624-635

Corresponding Author: Mustafa Kılıçkap, Türkiye
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