A science guy from the deep south (Destin) and a humanities guy from the wild west (Matt Whitman) discuss deep questions with varying levels of maturity.
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Meta analysis is a very common way of bringing together data to help us decide which treatments might be best. BUT, you have to take care when interpreting them - there's a lot more to it than just looking which side of the line the little black diamond is on! How do you construct a search for a systematic review?Can you trust the result of a meta analysis? How do you know if it has been done well? How to recognise different kinds of bias, how to interpret a forest plot, and funnel plot and a bubble plot. What is the I squared statistic and what does it tell you about the data and how much to trust the result?
These and many more things to do with these common but complex analyses is explained by Brett Doleman, statistical guru!
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