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The University of Southampton
Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute

Statistical Methods for Meta-Analysis

The course will address the question of single-zero or double zero studies which can occur in one or both arms of a trial involved in the meta-analysis.

The course will focus on Mantel-Haenszel techniques as well on Poisson regression models which all allow the occurrence of zero-events in one or both arms. Zero-inflation models are also covered .

This course will use the package STATA throughout.

Individual day(s) are available on request, please email, who will happy to advise

Course Code: S3RISMA2019

Course Leaders: Professor Dankmar Boehning & Dr Antonello Maruotti

Start Date: 17th September 2019
End Date: 18th September 2019



The course fee includes course materials, lunches and morning and afternoon refreshments. Travel and accommodation are to be arranged and paid for by the participant.

Please Note - This course will only run if they meet the minimum number required. We are unable to refund any travel or accommodation costs


Registered Students: £400.00

Academics Staff ( including research centres): £600.00

For all other participants: £800.00


Professional Training Team 

023 80 59 9036

Venue Details

University of Southampton,
Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute,
Building 39,
SO17 1BJ

Additional Information

The course will be held at the Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, Building 39, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ. Participants will need to make their own accommodation arrangements. 

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