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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies for meta-analysis of HIV infection among blood donors

From: Seroprevalence and trend of human immunodeficiency virus among blood donors in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

S.No Author/s(reference) Publication Year Study Facility Study area, Region Study design Sample size Prevalence %
(95% CI)
1 Azene Dessie, et al. [36] 2007 Felege Hiwot referral Hospital Bahirdar, Amhara Cross- sectional 324 11.7(8.2,15.2)
2 Bekele Sharew, et al. [29] 2017 Dessie Blood Bank Dessie, Amhara Cross- sectional 9384 5.1(4.65,5.55)
3 Belay Tessema, et al. [4] 2010 Gondar University Hospital Gonder, Amhara Cross- sectional 6361 3.8(3.33,4.27)
4 Belete Biadgo, et al. [14] 2017 Gondar District Blood Bank Gondar, Amhara Cross- sectional 6471 2.24(1.88,2.6)
5 Melese Gezahegn, et al. [37] 2012 Jimma University Hospital Jimma, Oromia Cross- sectional 3788 1(0.68,1.32)
6 Ramos, Jose M., et al. [38] 2016 Gambo Rural Hospital Arsi, Oromia Cross- sectional 2606 0.7(0.38,1.02)
7 Fisseha Bonja, et al. [40] 2017 Hawassa Blood Bank Hawassa, SNNP Cross- sectional 384 1.6(0.35,2.85)
8 Fithamlak Solomon, et al. [39] 2016 Wolaita Sodo University Hospital Wolaita, SNNP Cross- sectional 390 6.4(3.97,8.83)
9 Misganaw Birhaneselassie, et al. [18] 2016 Yirgalem Hospital Blood Bank Yirgalem, SNNP Cross- sectional 6337 1.6(1.29,1.91)
10 Yusuf M. and Alemayehu B. [42] 2016 Jijiga Bl ood Bank Jijiga, Somali Cross- sectional 4224 1.2(0.87,1.53)
11 Lulseged Assefa [41] 2017 National Blood Bank Addis Abeba Cross- sectional 1576 1.1(0.59,1.61)
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