This is a toy dataset containing simulated effect size data of a fictitious meta-analysis examining the effect of various putative effect moderators. Effect size data is provided as the standardized mean difference (SMD) between the intervention and control group and its corresponding standard error for each study at post. Columns are named in after arguments of the rma.uni function to facilitate out-of-the-box usage.

data("MVRegressionData")

Format

A data.frame with 6 columns.

yi

Numeric. The calculated standardized mean difference at post-test between the intervention and control group

sei

Numeric. The standard error of the standardized mean difference

reputation

Numeric. The mean-centered score signifying the "reputation" (for example, impact factor) of the journal the respective study was published in.

quality

Numeric. The methodological quality of the study, rated from 0-10 (low to high).

pubyear

Numeric. The z-standardized year of publication.

continent

Numeric. The continent the study was conducted in.

Source

Simulated data.