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Table 2 Estimated parameters for models fitted to the for the flouride toothpaste data: overall treatment effect (μ), variance shift estimates for study j ( ω j 2 ) and between-study variance (τ2). M0: Random effects model and M1: Extended RVSOM for studies 38, 50, and 63.

From: A random effects variance shift model for detecting and accommodating outliers in meta-analysis

  Model M 0 Model M 1
Parameter Estimate 95% CI Estimate 95% CI
μ -0.3008 (-0.33;-0.27) -0.284 (-0.32;-0.25)
τ 2 0.015 - 0.009 -
ω 38 2 - - 0.897 -
ω 50 2 - - 2.082 -
ω 63 2 - - 5.879 -