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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies to estimate the pooled prevalence among female-headed households in Ethiopia from 2007 up to 2017

From: The impact of being of the female gender for household head on the prevalence of food insecurity in Ethiopia: a systematic-review and meta-analysis

RegionAuthorYearStudy settingStudy designSample sizeType of literatureQuality scorePrevalence (95% CI)
AmharaMotbainor et al. [24]2016communityCross sectional291Article855.67 (49.96, 61.38)
AmharaAlem [22]2016CommunityCross sectional49Gray677.55 (65.87, 89.23)
AmharaEpherm [25]2008CommunityCross sectional17Gray576.47 (56.31, 96.63)
AmharaMotbainor et al. [24]2016communityCross sectional277Article866.43 (60.86, 71.99)
AmharaEndale et al. [26]2014CommunityCross sectional115Article892.17 (87.27, 97.08)
OromiaMequanent and Esubalew [28]2015CommunityCross sectional23Article569.57 (50.76, 88.37)
OromiaBeyene and Muche [23]2010CommunityCross sectional24Article566.67 (47.83, 85.53)
OromiaMitiku et al. [29]2012CommunityCross sectional27Article540.74 (22.21,59.27)
OromiaMequanent et al. [27]2014CommunityCross sectional3Article566.67 (46.50, 86.83)
TigrayEyob [30]2012CommunityCross sectional581Gray832.19 (28.39, 35.98)
TigrayTsegay [31]2009CommunityCross sectional251Gray849.00 (42.82, 55.19)
SNNPShone et al. [32]2017CommunityCross sectional143Article881.82 (75.50, 88.14)
SNNPLeza and Kuma [34]2015CommunityCross sectional100Article676.00 (67.63, 84.37)
SNNPTantu et al. [33]2017CommunityCross sectional121Article765.29 (56.81, 73.77)
SNNPFikire and Bekele [36]2014CommunityCross sectional41Gray575.61 (62.46, 88.75)
SNNPNegussie and Alemayehu [35]2013CommunityCross sectional21Article566.67 (46.50, 86.83)