[R-meta] Ask a question about conducting meta analysis

Viechtbauer, Wolfgang (NP) wo||g@ng@v|echtb@uer @end|ng |rom m@@@tr|chtun|ver@|ty@n|
Sun Oct 30 19:03:41 CET 2022

Incidentally, I recently added a function to metafor to facilitate the calculation of the sampling variance of effect sizes from CIs:


Its use is illustrated here:


The example is based on (log) odds ratios, but the same principle applies to other 'effect sizes'.


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>Subject: Re: [R-meta] Ask a question about conducting meta analysis
>Have you studied the examples on the metafor homepage
>On 29/10/2022 16:50, sima dast amooz wrote:
>> I am planning to conduct a meta-analysis through R,
>> My data set includes the effect size of individualstudies, CI, and the
>> number of treatment and control group cases. Can Iconduct a meta-analysis using
>> If yes, is the metafor the package I should use?
>> I eagerly look forward to hearing back from you,

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