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Table 2 Agreement on statistical significance between the overall results of the systematic review and the most precise single trial.1

From: Can we rely on the best trial? A comparison of individual trials and systematic reviews

  Meta-analysis or single trial
Large Trial P < 0.05 P > 0.05
P < 0.05 55 (including 14 single trial reviews) 5
p > 0.05 31 70 (including 15 single trial reviews)
  1. 1 Six single trial reviews are excluded due to insufficient data