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Table 2 Sensitivity analysis by different data synthesis methods

From: Inhaled nitric oxide therapy and risk of renal dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials

Outcome measures Number of studies (number of patients) Statistical model Effect size (95% CI) P -value (test for effect) Heterogeneity
Acute kidney injury 10 (1337) RR, random-effects 1.40 (1.06 to 1.83) 0.02 I 2 = 0%
OR, random-effects 1.50 (1.07 to 2.09) 0.02 I 2 = 0%
OR, Peto 1.48 (1.07 to 2.05) 0.02 I 2 = 0%
Initiation of renal replacement therapy 5 (595) RR, random-effects 1.51 (1.09 to 2.11) 0.01 I 2 = 0%
OR, random-effects 1.73 (1.13 to 2.65) 0.01 I 2 = 0%
OR, Peto 1.73 (1.14 to 2.41) 0.01 I 2 = 0%
  1. RR, risk ratio; OR, odds ratio.