Toy Dataset for Network Meta-Analyses using the gemtc package
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
argument of the
A data.frame with 4 columns.
character. The name of the included study.
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.
numeric. The standardized mean difference of the comparison. The row in each study in which this variable is
NArepresents the comparison condition for the effect size displayed above.
numeric. The standard error of the comparison. The row in each study in which this variable is
NArepresents the comparison condition for the standard error of the effect size displayed above.