[R-meta] Q-Statistic for Between-Subgroup Heterogeneity

Ty Beal tbe@l @ending from g@inhe@lth@org
Fri Jul 13 15:46:14 CEST 2018

I am conducting a meta-analysis of proportions using the metafor package and want to compare heterogeneity between subgroups. I don’t see an option to generate a Q-statistic for between-subgroup heterogeneity. Is there any way to accomplish this with the metafor package?

I can do this with the meta package using metaprop() and the byvar option—however, it does not let me specify separate weightings as rma() from the metafor package does.


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