Published in Cancer Weekly, August 9th, 2005
According to recent research from the United States, "Reporting categorical relative risk estimates for a series of exposure levels versus a common reference category is a widespread practice. In meta-analysis, categorical regression estimates a dose-response trend from such results."
"This method requires the assignment of a single score to each exposure category. We examined how closely meta-analytical categorical regression approximates the results of analysis based on the individual-level continuous exposure," explained D....
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