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Table 1 Characteristics of the included studies

From: Cryptococcal antigenemia and its predictors among HIV infected patients in resource limited settings: a systematic review

Author (s) *Pub. Year Country Study period Study design Sample size Gender, male (%) Median/
Mean/ age
Vidal et al. [28] 2016 Brazil 2014–15 *CS 163 61 38.3
Ganiem et al. [29] 2014 Indonesia 2014 CS 810 76.3 30
Cheryl et al. [30] 2007 Uganda 2003–7 CS 377 29.4 38
Beyene et al. [31] 2013 Ethiopia 2011–12 CS 254 45.3 33
Meya et al. [32] 2010 Uganda 2004–6 CS 609 31 no data
Rugemalila et al. [33] 2013 Tanzania 2011–12 CS 218 43 39
Longley et al. [34] 2016 S. Africa 2011–14 Cohort 645 47 36
Hailu et al. [35] 2017 Ethiopia 2016–7 CS 267 49 38
Letang et al. [36] 2015 Tanzania 2008–12 Cohort 750 40 38
Christopher et al. [37] 2015 Nigeria 2010–11 CS 333 46.8 33
Williams et al. [38] 2015 Uganda 2013–14 CS 207 60.3 36
Alemu et al. [39] 2013 Ethiopia 2011 CS 369 44 36
Derbie et al. [40] 2018 Ethiopia 2016 CS 137 45.3 32
Mamuye et al. [41] 2016 Ethiopia 2013–14 CS 198 53 36.7
Oyella et al. [42] 2012 Uganda 2009–10 CS 367 48 32
Ogouyemi et al. [18] 2016 Benin 2015 CS 355 42.3 40
Drain et al. [43] 2015 S. Africa 2011–13 CS 432 60 36.1
Mdodo et al. [44] 2010 Kenya 2008–9 CS 340 47.5 35
Micol et al. [45] 2007 Cambodia 2004 CS 327 55 35
Jarvis et al. [46] 2009 South Africa 2002–5 CS 707 25 33.5
Wajanga et al. [47] 2011 Tanzania 2009–10 Cohort 333 46.2 38.5
Magambo et al. [48] 2014 Tanzania 2012–13 CS 140 42.1 36
  1. *Pub.year: Publication year *CS: Cross-sectional study design