Thank you hlsmith - that is really helpful and reassuring.
The origins of the data are a survey of all workers in that industry - so it is their choice whether to complete the survey. Does this have any bearing on the analysis?
I have a couple more questions if you don't mind:
1) Is there any...
( I have also posted in https://stats.stackexchange.com/questions/535284/odds-ratio-or-other-technique)
Before I start I am not well versed in posting on forums so please be patient if I'm going against convention. Plus I am on a steep learning curve with statistics.
I have been...
I have also posted this in random effects model - meta - analysis - where to start - Cross Validated (stackexchange.com)
I've been given a task to investigate how to carry out the meta analysis on the results from a series of studies. They all report the 'standard mortality rate' with...