estmeansd: Estimating the Sample Mean and Standard Deviation from Commonly Reported Quantiles in Meta-Analysis

Implements the methods of McGrath et al. (in preparation) for estimating the sample mean and standard deviation from commonly reported quantiles in meta-analysis. These methods can be applied to studies that report the sample median, sample size, and one or both of (i) the sample minimum and maximum values and (ii) the first and third quartiles.

Version: 0.1.0
Imports: metaBLUE, metamedian, stats
Published: 2019-01-11
Author: Sean McGrath [aut, cre], XiaoFei Zhao [aut], Russell Steele [aut], Andrea Benedetti [aut]
Maintainer: Sean McGrath <sean.mcgrath at>
License: GPL (≥ 3)
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: estmeansd results


Reference manual: estmeansd.pdf
Package source: estmeansd_0.1.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: estmeansd_0.1.0.tgz, r-oldrel: not available


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