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Table 4 Statistic used to measure heterogeneity among studies in the 26 IPD meta-analyses stratified by analytic approaches

From: Systematic review of methods for individual patient data meta- analysis with binary outcomes

  Statistics
  Q Statistics I2 Multiple statistics Other measures Unclear
  (N = 6) (N = 6) (N = 2) (N = 6) (N = 6)
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
One-step 3 (50) 4 (67) 0 (0) 6 (100) 6 (100)
Two-step 2 (33) 2 (33) 2 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0)