# MVMETA: Stata module to perform multivariate random-effects meta-analysis

*Ian White* ()

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Ian White: MRC Biostatistics Unit

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

**Abstract:**
mvmeta performs multivariate random-effects meta-analysis and multivariate random-effects meta-regression on a data-set of point estimates, variances and (optionally) covariances. It is an essential part of performing network meta-analysis using the network suite. Earlier versions appeared in Stata Journal 15-4. mvmeta_make is a utility to facilitate the preparation of summary datasets from more detailed data. Earlier versions appeared in Stata Journal 15-4 .

**Language:** Stata

**Requires:** Stata version 9

**Keywords:** meta-analysis; random effects; maximum likelihood (search for similar items in EconPapers)

**Date:** 2007-09-07, Revised 2017-03-16

**Note:** This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install mvmeta". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmeta.ado program code (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmeta.sthlp help file (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmeta_bscov_correlation.ado program code (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmeta_bscov_equals.ado program code (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmeta_bscov_proportional.ado program code (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmeta_bscov_unstructured.ado program code (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmeta_mufromsigma.ado program code (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmetademo_run.sthlp help file (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmetademo_setup.sthlp help file (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmeta_lmata.ado program code (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmeta_make.ado program code (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mvmeta_make.sthlp help file (text/plain)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/f/FSCstage1.dta sample data file (application/x-stata)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/f/FSCfpama.dta sample data file (application/x-stata)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/p/p53.dta sample data file (application/x-stata)

http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/b/berkey.dta sample data file (application/x-stata)

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