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Table 5 Multivariable meta-regression for each PI/ECO-domain across body of evidence-pairs with binary outcomes within the category “similar but not identical”

From: Evaluating agreement between bodies of evidence from randomized controlled trials and cohort studies in medical research: a meta-epidemiological study

PI/ECO Estimate 95 % CI P − value
Intercept 0.98 (0.74, 1.29) 0.8610
Populationa 1.14 (0.88, 1.49) 0.3177
Intervention/Exposurea 0.89 (0.72, 1.11) 0.3060
Comparatora 1.12 (0.91, 1.37) 0.2749
Outcomea 1.02 (0.61, 1.72) 0.9361
Heterogeneity: τ2 = 0.00, Q = 34.35, p − value = 1
  1. PI/ECO Population, intervention/ exposure, comparator, outcome
  2. aResults for the category “similar but not identical” with the reference category “more or less identical”