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12.6  Interpreting results from continuous outcomes (including standardized mean differences)

12.6.1 Meta-analyses with continuous outcomes

12.6.2 Re-expressing SMDs using rules of thumb for effect sizes

12.6.3 Re-expressing SMDs by transformation to odds ratio

Table 12.6.a NNTs equivalent to specific SMDs for various given 'proportions improved' in the control group

12.6.4 Re-expressing SMDs using a familiar instrument