Discussiones Mathematicae Probability and Statistics 25(1) (2005) 77-89
Adam Mickiewicz University
Umultowska 87, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
The multivariate model and the variations between studies are not considered in most articles.
Here we discuss multivariate effects models: a multivariate fixed effects model and a multivariate random effects model.
Keywords: meta-analysis, the fixed effects model, the random effects model.
2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: 62H10, 62H12, 62N02, 62P10, 92C60, 92D30.
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Received 10 April 2004