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Table 1 Characteristics of individual studies on intestinal parasites co-infection among tuberculosis patients in Ethiopia; included in the current systematic review and meta-analysis

From: Intestinal parasites co-infection among tuberculosis patients in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Publication year Place of study Study design Study setting Clinics used as sources Study period Sampling method Methods used to diagnose parasites TB pts. Infected with intestinal parasites Prevalence (%) Quality score
Direct microscopy Formal ether concentration Modified Ziehl Nielsen Kato-Katz
Alemu et al [11] 2019 Addis Ababa Case-control Health facility Health center Jan 2017 to Jan 2018 Consecutive Yes Yes Yes No 91 20 22.0 Medium
Hailu et al [12] 20 15 Woldia Case-control Health facility Hospital and health center November 2010 to June 2011 Consecutive Yes Yes Yes No 100 49 49.0 High
Alemu et al [19] 2017 Arba Minch Cross-sectional Health facility Hospital and health center January to August 2016. Consecutive Yes Yes No No 213 56 26.3 High
Kassu et al [20] 2007 Northwest Ethiopia Cross-sectional Health facility Hospital January 2003 and August 2003 Consecutive Yes Yes No No 257 104 40.5 Medium
Elias et al. [3] 2006 Northwest Ethiopia Case-control Health facility Hospital October 1999 and January 2002 Consecutive Yes Yes No No 230 163 70.9 High
Abate et al [4] 2012 Northwest Ethiopia Case-control Health facility Hospital and health center Consecutive Yes No No Yes 112 32 28.6 Medium
Alemayehu et al [15] 2014 Northwest Ethiopia Cross-sectional Health facility Hospital and health center March 2008–May 2008 Consecutive Yes Yes No No 72 24 33.3 Medium
Tegegne et al [17] 2018 Northwest Ethiopia Cross-sectional Health facility Hospital March to May 2017 Systematic random sampling Yes Yes No No 43 5 11.6 Medium
Gashaw et al [21] 2019 Northeast Ethiopia Cross-sectional Health facility Hospital and health center April 2015 to January 2017 Consecutive Yes Yes No Yes 259 28 10.8 Medium
Ramose et al [16] 2009 Gambo Cross-sectional Health facility Hospital September 2002 to October 2003. Consecutive Yes No No No 100 32 32.0 Medium
Feleke et al [14] 2019 Amhara region Comparative cross-sectional Community-based Health center July 2015–May 2018 Systematic random sampling No No Yes Yes 1681 893 53.1 Medium