Egger's regression for Mendelian randomization

mr_egger_regression(b_exp, b_out, se_exp, se_out, parameters)

Arguments

b_exp

Vector of genetic effects on exposure.

b_out

Vector of genetic effects on outcome.

se_exp

Standard errors of genetic effects on exposure.

se_out

Standard errors of genetic effects on outcome.

parameters

List of parameters.

Value

List of with the following elements:

b

MR estimate

se

Standard error of MR estimate

pval

p-value of MR estimate

b_i

Estimate of horizontal pleiotropy (intercept)

se_i

Standard error of intercept

pval_i

p-value of intercept

Q, Q_df, Q_pval

Heterogeneity stats

mod

Summary of regression

dat

Original data used for MR Egger regression