forest plot

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English[edit]

An example forest plot, comparing the results of four experiments (squares) and a meta-analysis (diamond), with confidence intervals. The vertical line represents no effect.

Noun[edit]

forest plot ‎(plural forest plots)

  1. (statistics) A graphical display used in meta-analysis designed to illustrate the relative strength of treatment effects in multiple quantitative scientific studies addressing the same question.

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