Table 4 The QE statistics testing residual heterogeneity and the Omnibus test of the moderation effect for the association between search for 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 # Effect size QE (df) p Omnibus test p
Categorical moderator       
 Subjective well-being components 89 285 3914.32 (281) < .001 F (3, 281) = 17.31 < .001
 Participant distress 89 285 3930.00 (283) < .001 F (1, 283) = 0.07 .791
Study design 89 285 3846.49 (283) < .001 F (1, 283) = 4.13 .043
Participant age 82 236 1902.03 (234) < .001 F (1, 234) = 3.97 .048
 Participant sex (ratio of female) 87 281 3641.67 (279) < .001 F (1, 279) = 1.08 .300
 Hofstede’s individualism index 83 249 1866.29 (247) < .001 F (1, 247) = 21.05 < .001