Journal article

A comparison of bivariate, multivariate random-effects, and Poisson correlated gamma-frailty models to meta-analyze individual patient data of ordinal scale diagnostic tests

Gabrielle Simoneau, Brooke Levis, Pim Cuijpers, John PA Ioannidis, Scott B Patten, Ian Shrier, Charles H Bombardier, Flavia de Lima Osorio, Jesse R Fann, Dwenda Gjerdingen, Femke Lamers, Manote Lotrakul, Bernd Loewe, Juwita Shaaban, Lesley Stafford, Henk CPM van Weert, Mary A Whooley, Karin A Wittkampf, Albert S Yeung, Brett D Thombs Show all

Biometrical Journal | WILEY | Published : 2017

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank three anonymous reviewers and the co-Editors for their comments and suggestions that led to an improved paper. We acknowledge the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for sponsoring this work (KRS-134297). Ms. Levis was supported by a CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canadian Graduate Scholarships doctoral award. Collection of data for the primary study by Fann et al. was supported by grant RO1 HD39415 from the US National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research. Collection of data for the primary study by Gjerdingen et al. was supported by grants from the National Institutes of Mental Health (R34 MH072925, K02 MH65919, P30 DK50456). Dr. Lamers has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement # PCIG12-GA-2012-334065. Dr. Stafford received PhD scholarship funding from the University of Melbourne. The AIM study by Williams et al. was funded by NINDS (R01 NS 38529). Dr. Thombs was supported by an Investigator Award from the Arthritis Society. Dr. Benedetti was supported by an Fondation de Recherche du Quebec - Sante (FRQS) researcher salary award and an FRQS Chercheur Boursier award.