[R-meta] Funnel Plots for Multilevel Meta

Michael Dewey ||@t@ @end|ng |rom dewey@myzen@co@uk
Fri Dec 11 12:12:52 CET 2020

Dear Dylan

Perhaps I misunderstand you but if you have the data for a regression 
type test like Egger's do you not just plot that? The funnel() function 
in metafor does that and I am sure equivalent solutions can be found in 
meta and many other packages.


On 11/12/2020 01:14, Dylan Johnson wrote:
> Hello,
> Thanks everyone for helping me sort out the Egger’s test with multi-level meta modelling!
> Is there any option in R for producing Funnel plots that are appropriate for the nonindependence? I imagine that the standard funnel plot would be deceiving if it came from a multi-level design.
> Many thanks!
> Best,
> Dylan
> Dylan Johnson, MSc
> MA Student, School and Clinical Child Psychology
> Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development
> University of Toronto
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