Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Open Rev(iew) Man(ager) 5.
  2. New
  3. Press Finish
  4. Save As…
  5. Change “[Intervention] for [health problem]”
  6. (left column / Studies and references) References to studies
  7. Included studies
  8. (right click) Add Study
  9. (Study ID) Author Year > > > Finish (you can Copy / Paste studies from other .rm5 file)
  10. (left column / Studies and references) Data and analyses
  11. (right click) Add Comparison
  12. (New Comparison Wizard) Name > Add an outcome under the new comparison > Data type (eg Dichotomous) > Name / Group Label 1 / Group Label 2 > Statistical Method (eg Mantel-Haenszel) / Effect Measure (eg Odds Ratio) / Analysis Model (eg Random Effects) > > Left Graph Label / Right Graph Label / Sort By (eg Year of study) > Finish
  13. (left column / Studies and references / Data and analyses / left arrow on “name of analysis” / right click) Add Study Data
  14. (choose studies) > Finish
  15. Insert data (Events and Total in both groups)

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