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I2 statistic

 

The I2 statistic is a test of heterogeneity. I2 can be calculated from Cochran’s Q (the most commonly used heterogeneity statistic) according to the formula: I2 = 100% X (Cochran’s Q – degrees of freedom). Any negative values of I2 are considered equal to 0, so that the range of I2 values is between 0-100%.

Categories: Statistics