European Journal of Epidemiology

, Volume 27, Issue 10, pp 823–825 | Cite as

Meta-analyses: with confidence or prediction intervals?

  • Arnaud Chiolero
  • Valérie Santschi
  • Bernard Burnand
  • Robert W. Platt
  • Gilles Paradis
Letter to the Editor


Blood Pressure Confidence Interval Diastolic Blood Pressure Usual Care Effect Estimate 


Conflict of interest

There are no conflicts of interest and no specific source of funding.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnaud Chiolero
    • 1
    • 2
  • Valérie Santschi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bernard Burnand
    • 1
    • 3
  • Robert W. Platt
    • 2
  • Gilles Paradis
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP)Lausanne University HospitalLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational HealthMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  3. 3.Swiss CochraneLausanneSwitzerland

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