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Table 1 Study characteristics included in the systematic review and meta-analysis

From: Perinatal asphyxia and its associated factors in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

NoAuthorsStudy yearStudy designlive birthsRegionGestational ageStudy areaP(95% CI)
1Yohannes K et al2018Case-control380AmharaPre-term = 48
Term =318
Post-term =14
General & referral hospitals,
Dessie, Amhara region
2Abebe A et al2017Cross-sectional256SNNPRPre-term = 66
Term =153
Post-term =33
Dilla Universty referral hospital, SNNPR32.80 (27.12, 38.48)
3Neil B et al2014–2017Cross-sectional9738Dire DawaPre-term = 36
Term =210 of the total 246 asphyxiated babies
Dilchora Referral hospital, Dire Dawa25.00 (24.14, 25.86)
4Worku N et al2017Cross-sectional154AmharaPre-term = 20
Term &post-term = 134
General hospital
Amhara region
29.90 (22.67, 37.13)
5Lisanu W et al2017Case-control270AmharaPre-term = 27
Term =217
Post-term =26
Gondar referral hospital, Amhara region
6Zelalem J et al2015Cross-sectional371OromiaReported only live birth without GAGeneral, referral & primary hospitals, Oromia region12.50 (9.13, 15.87)
7Gdiom G et al2018Cross -sectional421TigrayPre-term = 25
Term =396
General hospital
Tigray region
22.10 (18.14, 26.06)
8Alemwork D et al2018Case-control386AmharaPre-term = 37
Term =326
Post-term =23
Amhara region hospitals
General, referral & primary
9Hagos T et al2018Case-control264TigrayPre-term = 89
Term =175
General, referral & primary hospitals, Tigray region
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