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Table 6 Results of simulation study.

From: Individual patient data meta-analysis of survival data using Poisson regression models

Split time Model 5 Studies 10 Studies 30 Studies
0.25 Classical -0.402 -0.394 -0.396
   84.9% 91.4% 92.7%
  Bayesian -0.403 -0.396 -0.397
   97.2% 96.2% 95.2%
0.5 Classical -0.401 -0.392 -0.396
   84.8% 90.6% 92.7%
  Bayesian -0.403 -0.393 -0.397
   97.3% 96.0% 94.7%
1 Classical -0.401 -0.392 -0.396
   84.8% 90.7% 92.7%
  Bayesian -0.402 -0.393 -0.396
   97.5% 95.6% 94.9%
  1. Bayesian estimates are means of median values. Classical estimates are mean values. True value, α = -0.4. Coverage in italics