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Table 3 A subgroup analysis of the prevalence of suicidal attempt among HIV/AIDS patients in Africa with its 95% confidence interval

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

Subgroup Number of studies Estimates Heterogeneity
Prevalence (%) 95% CI I2 (%) Q(DF) P-value
Country
 Ethiopia 3 16.97 13.48, 20.46 94.2 167.4(2) < 0.001
 Nigeria 2 13.20 5.56, 20.84 92,4 123.4(1) < 0.001
 Uganda 2 3.51 2.72, 4.29 96.6 456(1) < 0.001
Assessment tool used
 MINI 2 3.75 3.13, 4.37 87.1 85.27(2) < 0.001
 CIDI 4 16.97 13.48, 20.46 99.8 1079.2(8) < 0.001
 Others 2 13.2 5.56, 20.84 96.7 379.6(2) < 0.001
Sample size studied
 < 400 3 15.5 9.06, 21.95 98.4 768.12(12) < 0.001
 ≥ 400 5 8.4 2.52, 14.29 98.2 635.05(4) < 0.001
Year of publication
 Before 2015 3 8.6 3.30, 13.92 98.6 785.32(3) < 0.001
 After 2015 5 13.5 7.94, 19.07 98.8 1065.17(3) < 0.001