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Table 7 Sensitivity analysis of studies included in the meta-analysis

From: Helicobacter pylori infection and circulating ghrelin levels - A systematic review

Studies excluded SMD (95%CI) Test for overall effect
Alonso et al, 2007 -0.47 [-0.59, -0.35] Z = 7.80 (P < 0.00001)
An et al, 2007 -0.49 [-0.61, -0.37] Z = 7.88 (P < 0.00001)
Chuang et al_male, 2009 -0.48 [-0.61, -0.35] Z = 7.39 (P < 0.00001)
Cindoruk et al, 2007 -0.49 [-0.61, -0.38] Z = 8.48 (P < 0.00001)
D'Onghia et al_case, 2007 -0.47 [-0.60, -0.35] Z = 7.64 (P < 0.00001)
D'Onghia et al_control, 2007 -0.49 [-0.61, -0.37] Z = 7.95 (P < 0.00001)
Gokcel et al, 2003 -0.49 [-0.61, -0.36] Z = 7.84 (P < 0.00001)
Isomoto et al, 2004 -0.46 [-0.57, -0.35] Z = 7.96 (P < 0.00001)
Isomoto et al, 2005a -0.47 [-0.60, -0.35] Z = 7.47 (P < 0.00001)
Isomoto et al, 2005b -0.47 [-0.59, -0.34] Z = 7.43 (P < 0.00001)
Isomoto et al, 2005c -0.48 [-0.61, -0.35] Z = 7.14 (P < 0.00001)
Jun et al, 2007 -0.49 [-0.61, -0.36] Z = 7.72 (P < 0.00001)
Kawashima et al, 2009 -0.48 [-0.61, -0.35] Z = 7.32 (P < 0.00001)
Nishi et al, 2005 -0.49 [-0.59, -0.39] Z = 9.72 (P < 0.00001)
Osawa et al, 2005 -0.46 [-0.58, -0.34] Z = 7.45 (P < 0.00001)
Plonka et al_ch1 2006 -0.46 [-0.58, -0.34] Z = 7.65 (P < 0.00001)
Roper et al, 2008 -0.51 [-0.63, -0.39] Z = 8.37 (P < 0.00001)
Shak et al, 2008 -0.48 [-0.60, -0.36] Z = 7.79 (P < 0.00001)
Shiotani et al, 2005 -0.46 [-0.59, -0.34] Z = 7.33 (P < 0.00001)
Uzzan et al, 2007 -0.47 [-0.59, -0.35] Z = 7.76 (P < 0.00001)