Table 3.

Results of publication bias tests using the Egger weighted regression method and the Begg rank correlation method

Pbias
Begg methodEgger method
Actinic keratosis
 Present versus absent0.7640.696
 Less than 100.2960.020
 More than 100.520.841
Solar elastosis
 Present versus absent0.2210.344
Solar lentigines
 Present versus absent0.0350.029
Telangiectasia
 Present versus absent1.0000.605