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METAEFF: Stata module to perform effect sizes calculations for meta-analyses


  • Evangelos Kontopantelis

    () (NPCRDC, University of Manchester)

  • David Reeves

    (NPCRDC, University of Manchester)


The metaeff command provides a way to calculate the effect sizes (and the respective standard errors) of research studies, for use with meta-analysis methods (see meta, metan & metaan). The methods used for the calculations have been derived from the Cochrane Collaboration handbook.

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  • Evangelos Kontopantelis & David Reeves, 2009. "METAEFF: Stata module to perform effect sizes calculations for meta-analyses," Statistical Software Components S457072, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 18 Mar 2015.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457072
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