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Table 2 Parameter Values Used in the Simulated Data Sets

From: The ratio of means method as an alternative to mean differences for analyzing continuous outcome variables in meta-analysis: A simulation study

Varied Parameter Assigned Values
Standard Deviation (percentage of control mean value) 10%, 40%, 70%
Number of Trials 5, 10, 30
Number of Experimental and Control Patients Per Trial Arm 10, 100
Effect Size (in standard deviation units) 0.2, 0.5, 0.8
Heterogeneity of Mean Values (in standard deviation units) 0, 0.5