Response to Letters Re: "Assessing mandatory stay‐ at‐ home and business closure effects on the spread of COVID‐ 19" release_n4qe7gq7czcjrglh7eqgn2lrki

by Eran Bendavid, Christopher Oh, Jay Bhattacharya, John Ioannidis

Published in European Journal of Clinical Investigation by Wiley.

Volume 51, Issue 6 e13553 (2021)

Abstract

We are pleased to see the active discussion around our study on the relationship between mandatory stay- at- home and business closures and COVID-19 spread.1 In this response, we address issues raised in three letters.2-4 The claim that the study had sample size of n=10 countries is incorrect.2 Each of the 16 regression models represented in Figure 4 included, on average, 1,362 data points (range 771-3,493) on 52 subnational units (range 27-129). Each panel regression is, in effect, a "mini-meta-analysis": the effect size is evaluated within each subnational unit, and the overall effect size is estimated from a pooling of these "within" effects. So while we aggregated the results to 10 countries, the sample size is not n=10.
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Type  article-journal
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Date   2021-03-23
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DOI  10.1111/eci.13553
PubMed  33756017
PMC  PMC8250311
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