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Table 6 Summary effects for the greentea dataset after all unpublished studies assigned the same outlook

From: SAMURAI: Sensitivity analysis of a meta-analysis with unpublished but registered analytical investigations (software)

Scenario number Outlook assigned to all 3 unpublished studies Standardized mean difference (SMD) assigned to all unpublished studies Summary effect Lower 95% confidence limit Upper 95% confidence limit τ 2
1 very positive −0.8 −0.411 −1.013 0.192 1.256
2 positive −0.3 −0.519 −1.057 0.019 0.991
3 no effect 0 −0.586 −1.092 −0.080 0.868
4 negative 0.3 −0.651 −1.135 −0.166 0.791
5 very negative 0.8 −0.759 −1.230 −0.287 0.744
6 very positive CL LCL pub, 1 −0.877 −1.368 −0.386 0.810
7 positive CL 0.5 SMD ^ pub + LC L pub , 1 α −0.814 −1.290 −0.338 0.761
8 current SMD ^ pub −0.748 −1.219 −0.277 0.744
9 negative CL 0.5 SMD ^ pub + UC L pub , 1 α −0.681 −1.159 −0.204 0.767
10 very negative CL UCL pub, 1 −0.614 −1.110 −0.119 0.830
  1. The random number seed used to generate this table was 52.