[R-meta] A dataset with 0 heterogeneity

Dr. Guido Schwarzer gu|do@@chw@rzer @end|ng |rom un|k||n|k-|re|burg@de
Fri Jun 30 12:54:53 CEST 2023


Values of tau2 and I2 equal to 0 mean that
- the assumption of a common underlying effect in all studies is plausible as
- all differences between individual study results can be explained by chance, i.e., random deviations due to (limited) sample sizes in individual studies.

Did you have a look at a forest plot? This should show an overlap of all study results to some extent.


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