A comparison of heterogeneity variance estimators in simulated random-effects meta-analyses

Dean Langan*, Julian P. T. Higgins, Dan Jackson, Jack Bowden, Areti Angeliki Veroniki, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Wolfgang Viechtbauer, Mark Simmonds

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-98
Number of pages16
JournalResearch Synthesis Methods
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2019

Keywords

  • DerSimonian-Laird
  • heterogeneity
  • random-effects
  • REML
  • simulation
  • EFFECTS META-REGRESSION
  • CONFIDENCE-INTERVALS
  • STATISTICAL-METHODS
  • DERSIMONIAN-LAIRD
  • CLINICAL-TRIALS
  • PERFORMANCE
  • INFERENCE
  • MODEL
  • TRUE

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Langan, D., Higgins, J. P. T., Jackson, D., Bowden, J., Veroniki, A. A., Kontopantelis, E., Viechtbauer, W., & Simmonds, M. (2019). A comparison of heterogeneity variance estimators in simulated random-effects meta-analyses. Research Synthesis Methods , 10(1), 83-98. https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1316