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A dataset from a systematic review of interventions for lowering Serum Uric Acid (SUA) concentration in patients with gout (not published previously). The outcome is continuous, and aggregate data responses correspond to the mean change from baseline in SUA in mg/dL. Overall there are 41 treatments of 8 agents in the network. Standard deviations have been imputed for 181 observations.




A data frame with 224 rows and 7 variables:

  • studyID Study identifiers

  • time Numeric data indicating follow-up times

  • y Numeric data indicating the mean response for a given observation

  • se Numeric data indicating the standard error for a given observation

  • treatment Treatment identifiers as factors. Labels are shortened treatment names.

  • treatname Character data giving the full names of each treatment in the format agent_dose

  • class Shortened agent names stored as factors.


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goutSUA_CFB is a data frame in long format (one row per observation, arm and study), with the variables studyID, time, y, se, treatment, treatname and class.