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Table 1 Parameter estimates for test effects

From: Proportional odds ratio model for comparison of diagnostic tests in meta-analysis

Coefficient   Test Deviation* 95% Confidence Limits p value**
β 5 1 Asserachrom 0.524 0.2293, 0.8186 0.0005
  2 Auto Dimertest 0.222 -0.1466, 0.5912 0.2376
  3 BC D-Dimer -0.993 -2.4195, 0.4333 0.1724
  4 D-Dimer test 0.225 0.1, 0.3494 0.0004
  5 Dimertest -2.092 -2.3392, -1.8439 <.0001
  6 Dimertest EIA -0.929 -1.1756, -0.6825 <.0001
  7 Dimertest GOLD EIA -0.193 -0.4784, 0.0935 0.1871
  8 Dimertest II -0.731 -0.9774, -0.4843 <.0001
  9 Enzygnost 0.399 0.1209, 0.6766 0.0049
  10 Fibrinostika 0.857 0.6865, 1.0266 <.0001
  11 IL Test 0.809 0.0914, 1.5256 0.0271
  12 Instant I.A. 0.558 0.216, 0.9006 0.0014
  13 Liatest -0.143 -0.3375, 0.0511 0.1486
  14 LPIA 0.182 -0.0354, 0.3997 0.1007
  15 Minutex -0.323 -0.8394, 0.193 0.2197
  16 Nephelotex 0.654 0.4325, 0.8745 <.0001
  17 NycoCard -0.797 -1.0434, -0.5506 <.0001
  18 SimpliRED 0.393 0.1467, 0.6398 0.0018
  19 Tinaquant 0.703 0.0113, 1.3948 0.0464
  20 Turbiquant -0.328 -1.6596, 1.0032 0.629
  21 VIDAS 1.004 0.365, 1.6424 0.0021
β 1   Overall LOR 2.489 2.4175, 2.5606 < .0001***
  1. * estimate of deviation from overall LOR
  2. ** p-value for null hypothesis of Deviation = 0
  3. ***p-value for null hypothesis of LOR = 0
  4. † LOR(Result pt ) = β 1 + β 3 *PaperID pt + β 5 *TestID pt