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Table 3 The pooled seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus infection, 95% CI and heterogeneity estimate with a p-value for subgroup analysis

From: Seroprevalence of hepatitis c virus infection among blood donors in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Variable Characteristics Pooled seroprevalence
95%(CI)
I2(p-value)
Region Somali 0.563%(0.240, 0.887) 81.6%(0.02)
Oromia 1.080%(−0.684–2.844) 97.6%(<  0.001)
Amhara 0.847%(0.576, 1.117) 93.2%(<  0.001)
SNNP 0.908%(0.408, 1.408) 88.8%(<  0.001)
By year of publication < 2010 7.359%(−4.006, 18.723) 97.1%(<  0.001)
2010–2014 0.497%(0.124, 0.87) 90.5%(<  0.001)
2015–2019 0.814%(0.667, 0.96) 91.1%(<  0.001)
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