summary.meta: Summary of meta-analysis results

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summary.metaR Documentation

Summary of meta-analysis results

Description

Summary method for objects of class meta.

Usage

## S3 method for class 'meta'
summary(object, ...)

Arguments

object

An object of class meta.

...

Additional arguments (ignored).

Details

Summary method for objects of class meta.

Value

An object of classes summary.meta and meta (see meta-object.

Author(s)

Guido Schwarzer sc@imbi.uni-freiburg.de

References

Cooper H & Hedges LV (1994): The Handbook of Research Synthesis. Newbury Park, CA: Russell Sage Foundation

Crippa A, Khudyakov P, Wang M, Orsini N, Spiegelman D (2016): A new measure of between-studies heterogeneity in meta-analysis. Statistics in Medicine, 35, 3661–75

Higgins JPT & Thompson SG (2002): Quantifying heterogeneity in a meta-analysis. Statistics in Medicine, 21, 1539–58

See Also

print.summary.meta, metabin, metacont, metagen

Examples

data(Fleiss1993cont)
m1 <- metacont(n.psyc, mean.psyc, sd.psyc, n.cont, mean.cont, sd.cont,
  data = Fleiss1993cont, studlab = paste(study, year), sm = "SMD")
summary(m1)

summary(update(m1, subgroup = c(1, 2, 1, 1, 2), subgroup.name = "group"))
forest(update(m1, subgroup = c(1, 2, 1, 1, 2), subgroup.name = "group"))

## Not run: 
# Use unicode characters to print tau^2, tau, and I^2
print(summary(m1),
  text.tau2 = "\u03c4\u00b2", text.tau = "\u03c4", text.I2 = "I\u00b2")

## End(Not run)


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