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Table 1 Characteristics of studies on suicidal behaviors among HIV/AIDS patients which are incorporated in the meta-analysis according to author first name, year of publication, setting of study, design, sample size, assessment instrument, study population and magnitude of suicidal ideation and attempt

From: Suicidal ideation, attempt, and its associated factors among HIV/AIDS patients in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis study

Author, year Location Study design Sample size Tool used Quality score Outcome variables % Suicidal ideation Ideation cases (n) % Suicidal attempt Attempt cases (n)
Gebremariam et al. 2017 Ethiopia CS 417 CIDI 9 Suicidal ideation & attempt 22.5 94 13.9 58
Bitew et al. 2016 Ethiopia CS 393 CIDI 9 Suicidal ideation & attempt 33.6 132 20.1 79
Wondie et al. 2019 Ethiopia CS 413 CIDI 9 Suicidal ideation & attempt 27.1 112 16.9 70
Shitu et al. 2014 Nigeria CS 170 PHQ-9 8 Suicidal ideation 16.5 28 NA NA
Chikezie Eze et al. 2012 Nigeria Case control 150 Not specified 8 Suicidal ideation & attempt 34.7 52 9.3 14
Onyebueke et al. 2015 Nigeria Case control 180 MINI 8 Suicidal ideation 7.8 14 NA NA
Ogundipe et al. 2015 Nigeria CS 295 Suicidal item of BDI 9 Suicidal ideation 13.6 40 NA NA
UE chikezie et al. 2013 Nigeria CS 150 Suicidal item of BDI 8 Suicidal ideation 42 63 NA NA
Adeyemo et al. 2019 Nigeria CS 201 MINI 8 Suicidal ideation 33.3 67 NA NA
Bolakale et al. 2016 Nigeria CS 250 MINI 8 Suicidal ideation 30 75 NA NA
Seb-akhahomen et al. 2018 Nigeria CS 410 MINI 9 Suicidal ideation 33.6 138 NA NA
Bankole Nigeria CS 75 MINI 7 Suicidal ideation 16 12 NA NA
Musisi et al. 2009 Nigeria CS 82 ICD-10 7 Suicidal attempt    17.1 14
Rukundo et al. 2016 Uganda CS 543 CIDI 9 Suicidal ideation & attempt 8.8 48 3.1 19
Kinyanda et al. 2012 Uganda CS 618 MINI 9 Suicidal ideation & attempt 7.8 48 3.9 24
Petrushkin et al. 2005 Uganda CS 46 MINI 7 Suicidal ideation 13 8 NA NA
Govender et al. 2012 South Africa Cohort 157 Suicidal intention item of BDI 7 Suicidal ideation 24.1 38 NA NA
Schlbusch et al. 2015 South Africa CS 189 Suicidal intention item of BDI 8 Suicidal ideation 28.8 54 NA NA
Casale et al. 2019 South Africa CS 1053 MINI 10 Suicidal ideation & attempt 8.3 83 4.2 44
Olley et al. 2005 South Africa CS 149 MINI 7 Suicidal ideation 11 16 NA NA
  1. AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; BDI: Beck Depression Inventory; CIDI: Composite International Diagnostic Interview; CS: Cross-sectional; HIV: Human Immune Virus; ICD-10: International Classification for Disease-10; MINI: Mini-International Neuro-psychiatric Interview; PHQ-9: Patient Health Questionnaire-9; PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; NA: Not available