[R-meta] forest plot with large number of studies

Röver, Christian christian.roever at med.uni-goettingen.de
Mon Aug 21 09:23:40 CEST 2017

Hi Roger,

I recently stumbled across the "forestplot" package, which I found
quite useful:
It takes a bit of getting into its syntax, but once you get it to work,
you can create very nice forest plots. With that it should be
straightforward to, say, divide your data into three parts and then
generate three forest plots of which only the 3rd shows the summary



On Fr, 2017-08-18 at 14:08 +0000, Martineau, Roger wrote:
> Dear metafor users,
> I downloaded the data set from  Assinka and Wibbelink (2016)
> available from http://www.tqmp.org/RegularArticles/vol12-3/p154/p154.
> pdf
> The data set (i.e., p154-dataset.csv) contains 100 studies. Using the
> forest ( ) function on the multilevel model termed multiplemoderator
> (i.e., Listing 15), I got a crowded forest plot hard to interpret
> because there are too many studies. I even get a bigger problem on my
> own data sets with near to 300 studies.
> Is there a way to produce a forest plot on 2 or more pages when
> needed for scrutinizing and printing?
> Is there a good web site that shows how to adjust coordinates or
> change dimensions of the plotting device?
> Thanks in advance,
> Roger :)
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