The difference in two coefficients of variation is proposed as an effect size to capture variance heterogeneity for two groups across a sample of studies, and five tests of homogeneity of this effect size were studied. Capturing within-study differences in variability across a sample of studies should enhance understanding of treatment effects estimated by traditional mean-based effect sizes by providing information about the extent to which subjects in a treatment group responded similarly across studies relative to a control group. Monte Carlo results suggested the Miller-Feltz test can be used to test homogeneity of within-study variability.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2019|
- Monte Carlo study
- Variance heterogeneity