Manuscripts in Preparation
Benedetti A, Levis B, Rücker G, Jones HE, Schumacher M, Ioannidis JPA, et al. Estimating diagnostic accuracy when primary studies selectively report cutoffs: Individual participant data meta-analysis versus three methods for analyzing published data.
Levis B, McMillan D, Sung Y, He C, Rice DB, Krishnan A, et al. The diagnostic test accuracy of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) for screening to detect major depression: An individual participant data meta-analysis.
Bhandari PM, Levis B, Neupane D, Benedetti A, Thombs BD and the DEPRESsion Screening Data (DEPRESSD) Collaboration. Evaluation of bias in diagnostic accuracy estimates due to data-driven cutoff selection: a simulation study using individual participant data from 50 studies on the diagnostic accuracy of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS).
Neupane D, Levis B, Bhandari PM, Benedetti A, Thombs BD and the DEPRESsion Screening Data (DEPRESSD) Collaboration. Selective cutoff reporting in studies of diagnostic test accuracy: a comparison of meta-analysis of published accuracy estimates versus meta-analysis of individual participant data of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.