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Table 8 Main results of pooled RRs in the meta-analysis

From: Systematic review and meta-analysis of the prognostic significance of microRNAs related to metastatic and EMT process among prostate cancer patients

Comparisions (miRNA groups) Heterogeneity test Summary RR (95% CI) Asymmetrical distribution Studies
Q p-value I2 (%) b Egger coefficient p-value
General metastasis 66.60 < 0.000001 87.99 1.05 (0.52, 2.09) − 0.86 ns (0.70) 9
Distant metastasis 47.58 < 0.000001 91.59 0.92 (0.32, 2.61) − 0.82 ns (0.86) 5
Lymph node metastasis 2.21 ns (0.33) 9.71 0.54 (0.30, 1.00) − 1.80 ns (0.65) 3
Bone metastasis 26.83 < 0.000001 96.27 1.05 (0.84, 5.49) NA NA 2
Gleason score > 6 36.78 0.000125 70.09 0.90 (0.77, 1.06) − 0.71 ns (0.46) 12
Gleason score > 7 39.58 0.000085 69.68 0.82 (0.60, 1.13) − 1.55 ns (0.15) 13
pT stage 32.81 0.000293 69.53 1.02 (0.73, 1.41) − 0.31 ns (0.77) 11