Skip to main content

Chapter 31 | Analysis of Moderator Effects in MetaAnalysis

Download PDF
Analysis of Moderator Effects in MetaAnalysis

As discussed in Chapter 12 (this volume), metaanalysis is a quantitative method for leveraging the proliferation of published research to more scientifically and comprehensively synthesize bodies of research (e.g., Chalmers, Hedges, & Cooper, 2002). Social policy decisions and best practices in various fields are increasingly influenced not by the results from single isolated studies but by the findings from metaanalyses (Cook et al., 1992).

A metaanalysis not only helps to determine whether a particular treatment is actually effective or whether there is indeed an association between variables but also allows the ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website