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Table 2 Meta-analyses of evidence base Bayesian model generalized linear mixed model

From: The prevalence of occult leiomyosarcoma at surgery for presumed uterine fibroids: a meta-analysis

Dataset Number of studies Posterior mean; rate per 1000 surgeries 95 % credible interval Rate per 1000 surgeries 95 % confidence interval
All studies 133 0.51 0.16, 0.98 0.79 0.5, 1.26
Prospective studies 64 0.12 0, 0.75 0.48 0.14, 1.72
Retrospective studies 70 0.57 0.17, 1.13 0.87 0.52, 1.46
All studies, N ≥ 100 57 0.55 0.17, 1.06 0.81 0.49, 1.33
Prospective studies, N ≥ 100 13 0.06 0, 0.62 0.45 0.06, 3.15
Retrospective studies, N ≥ 100 44 0.59 0.18, 1.15 0.85 0.5, 1.45
FDA dataset 9 1.86 0.7, 3.32 2.02 1.06, 3.84