Figure 5 is a metagraph depicting the effect of haloperidol versus aripiprazole on negative symptoms in patient with Sz. This metagraph pooled three studies with a total of 1,701 patients contributing data. There was a significant difference favoring aripiprazole based on PANSS (negative) (MD=0.80, 95 percent CI, 0.14, 1.46).

Figure 5Haloperidol versus aripiprazole – Negative symptoms

CI = confidence intervals; df = degrees of freedom; I2 = I-squared; IV = inverse variance; PANSS = Positive and Negative Symptom Scale; SD = standard deviation

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