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Table 2 Descriptive summary of the eight studies on prevalence of hypertension in Ethiopia according to sex of the subjects included in the meta-analysis, 2014

From: Prevalence of hypertension in Ethiopia: a systematic meta-analysis

Author (year of Publication) Region in the Country Settings (urban/rural) Age of subjects Sample size No. of males No. of females Prevalence of hypertension with its CI among
Males Females
Awoke A et al. [3] 2012 Gondar/Amhara Urban > = 35 679 323 356 26 (21.4–31) 30.3 (25.6–35.3
Tesfaye F et al. [16] 2009 Addis Ababa Urban 25–64 3273 1538 2175 31.5 (29–33.9) 28.9 (26.8–30.9)
Bonsa F et al. [18] 2014 Bedele/Oromia Urban > = 15 396 267 129 13.1 (9.6–17.7) 24.8 (18.2–32.9)
Gudina EK et al. [22] 2013 Jimma/oromia Urban/rural 57 % from rural > = 15 774 308 426 15.3 (11.7–19.7) 11.7 (9.0–15.1)
Nshisso LD et al. [19] 2012 Addis Abba Urban >15 2,153 1298 855 22 (20.2–23.8) 14.9 (13.4–16.4)
Giday A et al. [23] 2010 Sidama zone/Southern Region Both Urban & rural 15-80 395 – –
Mengistu MD et al. [20] 2014 Humera/Mekele Both Urban & rural > = 18 1183 443 740 21 (17.5–25.0) 16.4 (13.9–19.2)
Muluneh AT et al. [17] 2012 SW Ethiopia,Gilgel gibe/Southern Region Both Urban & rural 15-64 3223 1541 1682 10.3 (8.8–11.9) 8.5 (7.3–9.9)
Helelo TP et al. [21] 2013 Durame/Southern Region Urban > = 31 518 229 289 26.2 (20.9–32.3) 19.4 (15–24)