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Table 2 Prevalence of each identified intestinal parasites among tuberculosis patients in Ethiopia

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

Name of intestinal parasite Number of studies Prevalence (95% CI) Heterogeneity tests
Q test df I2 p-value
A.lumbricoides 11 0.105 (0.060–0.175) 21.9 10 77% < 0.001
H.worm 9 0.095 (0.061–0.144) 77.6 8 90% < 0.001
G.lamblia 7 0.057 (0.029–0.109) 38.3 6 84% < 0.001
S.sterocolaris 8 0.056 (0.033–0.095) 56 7 87.5% < 0.001
S.mansoni 6 0.046 (0.034–0.061) 1 5 0.0% 0.961
C.parvum 2 0.043 (0.017–0.105) 1.6 1 36.8% 0.206
E.histolytica 6 0.038 (0.018–0.079) 21.9 5 77% 0.001
T.trichuria 9 0.031 (0.016–0.059) 34 8 76.6% < 0.001
I.belli 1 0.03(−0.003–0.063)
Taenia spp. 3 0.06 (0.007–0.039) 2.8 2 27.6% 0.251
E.vermiculais 3 0.012 (0.005–0.026) 1.8 2 0.0% 0.405
H. nana 3 0.011 (0.003–0.038) 8.8 2 65.8% 0.032
  1. df degree of freedom