Question: How plink calculates meta-analysis

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johnS •

**0**wrote:I am trying to find the logic/calculation what is used in plink to calculate the meta analysis when run the following command

plink --meta-analysis study1.assoc study2.assoc study3.assoc

I checked the plink website but dint find details http://zzz.bwh.harvard.edu/plink/metaanal.shtml . Could someone help me with the calculations that are happening in plink to come up with that single file after meta analysis ?

From the plink 1.9 website:

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