This is a toy dataset of studies simulating a meta-analysis on the effects of suicide prevention interventions on suicidal ideation.

data("SuicidePrevention")

Format

A data.frame with 10 columns.

author

character. The study label containing the first author and year of the study.

n.e

numeric. The sample size in the experimental/treatment group.

mean.e

numeric. The mean in the experimental/treatment group.

sd.e

numeric. The standard deviation in the experimental/treatment group.

n.c

numeric. The sample size in the control group.

mean.c

numeric. The mean in the control group.

sd.c

numeric. The standard deviation in the control group.

pubyear

numeric. The publication year of each study.

age_group

factor. The age group of the study sample.

control

factor. The type of control group used in the study.

Source

Simulated data.

Details

This data set is based on simulated values meant for illustration purposes. The overall effect was constructed to have approximately the same magnitude as a real-world meta-analysis by Büscher et al. (2020).

References

Büscher, R., Torok, M., Terhorst, Y., & Sander, L. (2020). Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce suicidal ideation: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Network Open, 3(4), e203933-e203933.