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Characteristics of meta-analyses and their component studies in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: a cross-sectional, descriptive analysis

  • Jonathan Davey1,
  • Rebecca M Turner1Email author,
  • Mike J Clarke2 and
  • Julian PT Higgins1
BMC Medical Research Methodology201111:160

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2288-11-160

Received: 9 May 2011

Accepted: 24 November 2011

Published: 24 November 2011

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Original Submission
9 May 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Jun 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gowri Raman
21 Jun 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Franz Porzsolt
15 Sep 2011 Author responded Author comments - Rebecca Turner
Resubmission - Version 3
15 Sep 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
7 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gowri Raman
11 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Franz Porzsolt
14 Nov 2011 Author responded Author comments - Rebecca Turner
Resubmission - Version 4
14 Nov 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
22 Nov 2011 Author responded Author comments - Rebecca Turner
Resubmission - Version 6
22 Nov 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 6
Publishing
24 Nov 2011 Editorially accepted
24 Nov 2011 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-11-160

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health
(2)
All-Ireland Hub for Trials Methodology Research, Centre for Public Health, Queen's University Belfast

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