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Table 3 Summary of associated risk factors for adverse birth outcome in Ethiopia

From: Adverse fetal outcomes and its associated factors in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Variables Model Publication bias
Egger test
Status of heterogeneity AOR(95%CI) I2 (%) P value
Rural residency Random 0.001 Low heterogeneity 2.31(1.64, 3.24) 32.1 0.183
Current pregnancy complication Random 0.952 moderate heterogeneity 4.98 (2.24, 11.07) 85.9 < 0.001
Not having antenatal care Random 0.136 Low heterogeneity 3.84 (2.76,5.35) 23.1 0.238
Advanced maternal age ≥ 35 Random 0.008 Moderate heterogeneity 2.72 (1.62, 4.58) 55.6 0.08
Pregnancy induced-hypertension Fixed 0.065 No heterogeneity 7.27 (3.95, 13.39) 0 0.868