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Table 2 The influence of variables on the heterogeneity of prevalence (n = 159,064)

From: Burden of Talaromyces marneffei infection in people living with HIV/AIDS in Asia during ART era: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  No. of study No. of TM infection patients No. of PLWHA Prevalence of TM infection Heterogeneity Univariate meta-regression
      χ2 p value I2 OR (95%CI) p value
Latitude         5.616 (1.941 to 16.246) 0.002
Higher 8 126 9580 1.0% (0.5–2.0) 87.65 0.000 92.0%   
Lower 25 5448 149,484 5.5% (3.4–8.7) 3960.18 0.000 99.4%   
Income level         0.466 (0.771 to 2.813) 0.393
Low 3 124 2370 6.4% (4.4–9.5) 4.09 0.129 51.1%   
Middle 30 5450 156,694 3.4% (2.2–5.2) 4148.53 0.000 99.3%   
Publication year 33 5574 159,064 0.930 (0.862 to 1.004) 0.057
Total 33 5574 159,064