It is difficult to give a minimum number of studies required. Just a couple of comments.
1) Random-effects model may require a larger number of studies as the estimated heterogeneity is unstable in small number of studies. If you have…"
Hello, I am considering using the meta-SEM technique for a meta-analysis dataset, but am wondering what the sample restrictions (minimum number of studies) are for this particular method of synthesis. I have 18 different studies, but each has two separate (and likely somewhat dependent) outcome types (and some multiple potential moderators) that I would like to explore. Any suggestions? Thanks!EmilySee More