Buitrago-lopez et. Al. Chocolate consumption and cardiometabolic disorders: systematic revie and meta-analysis. BMJ 2011;343:d4488
Based on the above meta-analysis address the six main Hill criteria for assessing causation. If it is not possible to assess a criteria based on the meta-analysis then explain what type of evidence you would be looking for and the sort of study that might be needed to address that criteria. The six main Hill criteria are: Experimental Evidence; Temporality; Strength of Association; Dose response; Biological plausibility; and Consistency.
This question belongs to statistics and discusses about a component cause and meta-analysis of a paper on chocolate consumption & cardiometabolic disorders.
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