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Table 2 Tests for publication bias

From: Occupational benzene exposure and the risk of genetic damage: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Genetic damage indicators Begg’s Test Egger’s Test
Z-value P-value P-value 95%CI
MN frequency 2.95 0.003 0.003 1.67–7.93
SCE frequency 3.20 0.001 0.004 2.24–10.36
CA frequency 0.33 0.742 0.701 −3.94-5.71
OTM 0.98 0.327 0.086 −1.51-12.92
TM 0.99 0.322 0.481 −9.18-17.31
TL 1.78 0.075 0.051 −0.090-28.27
T DNA% 1.47 0.142 0.039 1.57–33.02