Table 1 The QE statistics testing residual heterogeneity and the Omnibus test of the moderation effect for the association between presence of meaning and subjective well-being

From: The Relationship Between Presence of Meaning, Search for Meaning, and Subjective Well-Being: A Three-Level Meta-Analysis Based on the Meaning in Life Questionnaire

Moderator # Studies (k) # Effect size QE (df) p Omnibus test p
Categorical moderator       
 Subjective well-being components 146 441 4590.70 (437) < .001 F(3, 437) = 31.37 < .001
 Participant distress 146 441 5905.61 (439) < .001 F(1, 439) = 2.55 .111
 Study design 146 441 5905.64 (439) < .001 F(1, 439) = 4.00 .046
Continuous moderator       
 Participant age 137 385 4036.70 (383) < .001 F(1, 383) = 0.69 .407
 Participant sex (ratio of female) 143 432 5854.00 (430) < .001 F(1, 430) = 2.03 .155
 Hofstede’s individualism index 134 394 3931.50 (392) < .001 F(1, 392) = 3.63 .057