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Background: health one of the most important resources of humankind life is so effective on the quality of human life and advancing the society goals. Bjectives: this study was carried out to compare the total index of mental health in males and females using the meta analysis method. Method: 26 studies were gathered through through net surfing in internal databases as well as manual searching in various Tehran universities and their data were encoded. Results: cohens index of effect size in the fixed and random models was respectively .286 and .301 which was indicative of a better status for men in the total index of mental health than women.