The metafor Package

A Meta-Analysis Package for R

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Tips and Notes

The links below point to pages illustrating various tips and notes that may be useful when working with the metafor package. In addition, some features of the package that may not be readily apparent from the documentation are explained in more detail.

Note: If an example does not work properly, try installing the development version of the metafor package as described here.

Data Preparation & Management

Comparisons Between Different Functions, Models, and Software

  • Hunter and Schmidt Method: A discussion of how one can conduct a meta-analysis according to the Hunter & Schmidt method with the metafor package.


Package Interoperability

Plots and Figures

  • Forest Plot with Aggregated Values: An illustration of how to create a forest plot that shows aggregated estimates for studies that contribute multiple estimates to the analysis.

Multilevel/Multivariate Models

Miscellaneous Topics

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