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Table 7 Results of simulation study.

From: Individual patient data meta-analysis of survival data using Poisson regression models

Split time Model 5 Studies 10 Studies 30 Studies
0.25 Classical 0.147 0.177 0.193
   - - 95.0%
  Bayesian 0.230 0.213 0.205
   95.2% 95.7% 94.3%
0.5 Classical 0.147 0.176 0.193
   - - 95.0%
  Bayesian 0.230 0.212 0.205
   95.2% 94.4% 94.2%
1 Classical 0.147 0.176 0.193
   - - 95.0%
  Bayesian 0.231 0.212 0.207
   95.1% 94.2% 93.9%
  1. Bayesian estimates are means of median values. Classical estimates are mean values. True value, τ = 0.2. Coverage in italics