This is a toy dataset containing simulated effect size data of a fictitious network meta-analysis examining the effect of psychotherapies. 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. The dataframe layout is optimized for out-of-the-box usage using the data.re argument of the mtc.network function.

data("NetDataGemtc")

Format

A data.frame with 4 columns.

study

character. The name of the included study.

treatment

character. The name of the treatment under study. Includes psychotherapies for the treatment of depression, "CBT" (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), "PDT" (Psychodynamic Therapy), "IPT" (Interpersonal Therapy), "PST" (Problem-solving Therapy) and "SUP" (Supportive Counseling), and comparison conditions, "TAU" (Treatment as usual), "Placebo" (Placebo), and "WLC" (Waitlist control). Each treatment condition in a study is displayed in its own row of the dataframe.

diff

numeric. The standardized mean difference of the comparison. The row in each study in which this variable is NA represents the comparison condition for the effect size displayed above.

std.err

numeric. The standard error of the comparison. The row in each study in which this variable is NA represents the comparison condition for the standard error of the effect size displayed above.

Source

Simulated data.