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Table 4 Comparing parameter estimates from three models

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

  POR-relaxed Mixed * POR Mixed POR Marginal
overall LOR 1.389 (0.993, 1.786) 0.868 (0.568, 1.169) 2.593 (2.522, 2.664)
Test (NycoCard) -0.903 (-1.811, 0.006) -0.93 (-1.104, -0.755) -0.561 (-0.829, -0.293)
Test*Paper 0.016 (-1.556, 1.588) --- ---
  1. * logit(Result) = β 0 + β 1 *Disease + β 2 *PaperID + β 3 *Disease*PaperID + β 4 *TestID + β 5 *Disease*TestID + β 6 *Disease*TestID*PaperID