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Table 1 General characteristics of the included studies

From: A systematic review and meta-analysis of vertical transmission route of HIV in Ethiopia

Author/Year Study Area Study design Sample size Prevalence (95% CI) Quality
Moges AN et al./2017 [23] Amhara Retrospective cohort 305 5.9(3.3–8.5) Low risk
Tadele T et al./2014 [26] SNNP Retrospective follow up 457 4.2(2.3–6.0) Low risk
Amare H et al./2014 [19] Addis Ababa Cross-sectional 159 32.1(24.8–39.4) Low risk
Berhan Z et al./2014 [20] Amhara Cross-sectional 434 10.1(7.3–12.9) Low risk
Birlie B et al./2016 [21] Oromia Retrospective follow up 146 17(10.9–23.1) Low risk
Koye DN, Zeleke BM/2013 [22] Amhara Retrospective follow up 509 10(7.4–12.6) Low risk
Wudineh F, Damtew B/ 2016 [25] Dire Dawa Retrospective cohort 382 15.7(12.1–19.3) Low risk
Abdula M/2015 [26] Oromia Cross-sectional 130 7.7(3.1–12.3) Low risk
Asmamaw Y et al./2017 [27] Amhara Cross-sectional 313 3.8(1.7–5.9) Low risk
Tigabu Z, Wasie B/2016 [24] Amhara Cross-sectional 484 12.4(1.5–9.5) Low risk
Girma M/2016 [28] Addis Ababa Prospective cohort 435 0.7(−0.08–1.5) Low risk
Shargie MB et al./2011 [29] Addis Ababa Cross-sectional 118 6.8(2.3–11.3) Low risk
Burusie A, Deyessa N/2015 [30] Oromia Case-control 424 Not applicable Low risk
Mirkuzie AH et al./2010 [31] Addis Abba Retrospective cohort 896 11.8 (9,7–13.9) Low risk
Derebe G et al./2014 [32] Oromia Retrospective cohort 426 9.6 (6.8–12.4) Low risk
Mirkuzie AH et al./2011 [33] Addis Ababa Prospective cohort 71 8.4 (1.9–14.8) Low risk
Kumela K et al./2015 [34] Oromia Retrospective cohort 180 15.5 (10.2–20.8) Low risk
Negash TG, Ehlers VJ/2016 [35] Addis Ababa Cross-sectional 384 6.0 (3.6–11.3) Low risk