Methods to estimate the between-study variance and its uncertainty in meta-analysis

Areti Angeliki Veroniki*, Dan Jackson, Wolfgang Viechtbauer, Ralf Bender, Jack Bowden, Guido Knapp, Oliver Kuss, Julian P. T. Higgins, Dean Langan, Georgia Salanti

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459 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-79
JournalResearch Synthesis Methods
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016


  • heterogeneity
  • mean squared error
  • bias
  • coverage probability
  • confidence interval

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