Skip to main content

Table 5 Treatment Effects and Outcome Events for Dichotomous Variables

From: The orthopaedic trauma literature: an evaluation of statistically significant findings in orthopaedic trauma randomized trials

Number Outcome Events No. Studies Relative Risk* Reduction 95% confidence Interval P Value
0–25 29 73% 67%–79%  
     P = 0.007
25–50 15 59% 50%–67%  
     P = 0.005
51–75 4 33% 15%–50%  
     P = 0.20
75–100 2 16% 0.01%–41%  
  1. * Represented as the mean relative risk reduction across studies