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met·a-a·nal·y·sis

(mĕt′ə-ə-năl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The process or technique of synthesizing research results by using various statistical methods to retrieve, select, and combine results from previous separate but related studies.
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A meta-study of journal of College Counseling (ICC) author and article publication characteristics from 1998 to 2009.
2009) Becoming a nurse: a meta-study of early professional socialization and career choice in nursing.
A meta-study is a quantitative review of publication patterns that describes and analyzes trends in author characteristics (e.
This is the key finding of a meta-study published by European Bioplastics.
Up to 10 percent compostable plastics mixing with conventional plastics in postconsumer recycling streams show no or negligible impact on the mechanical performance of the recyclates, according to the key finding of a meta-study published by European Bioplastics.
At last there's some reliable research that quantifies the stroke-busting effects of the nation's favourite drink, and a meta-study (the pooled results of many studies) shows that drinking three cups a day reduces the risk of having a stroke by 20%.
At the direction of AHAA, this preliminary meta-study mined Nielsen's responder data, including P$ycle, Homescan, and Nielsen People Meter.
PNEUMONIA--A US meta-study by Kane (2007) reviewed data from 94 studies conducted between 1990-2006 and found that every additional patient per RN per shift was associated with a 7% increase in relative risk of hospital-acquired pneumonia.
The company reasons that the JAMA meta-study assumed omega-3 food is a drug in a questionable study design.
We sought to explore this resource by undertaking a bounded qualitative meta-study of such abstracts using document analysis.
Guenther Samitz, a researcher in physical activity and public health at the Centre for Sports Sciences and University Sports of the University of Vienna investigated the link between increased levels of physical activity of different domains, occupation, daily living, transportation, leisure, and all-cause mortality, with a meta-study representing more than 1.