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Table 3 Subgroup analysis of knowledge and utilisation of PCC among women in Ethiopia, 2020

From: Knowledge and utilisation of preconception care and associated factors among women in Ethiopia: systematic review and meta-analysis

Variables Characteristics Included studies Number of study participants Prevalence (95% CI) I2(%), P-value
For knowledge of PCC
Region Amhara 3 1268 20.21 (13.50–26.93) 97.8 < 0.001
Oromia 3 1950 37.16 (12.22–62.10) 99.8 < 0.001
SNNP 2 954 36.49 (4.15–68.83) 99.8 < 0.001
Addis Ababa 1 142 42.70 (40.54–44.86)
Tigray 2 1128 26.34 (1.54–51.13) 99.7 < 0.001
Study setting Community 7 3712 23.05 (16.95–29.14) 98.8 < 0.001
Institutional 4 1731 44.77 (25.24–64.30) 99.7 < 0.001
Overall   11 5443   
For utilization of PCC
Region Amhara 2 653 11.48 (7.76–15.20) 93.0 < 0.001
Oromo 3 1736 18.84 (1.8–36.88) 99.8 < 0.001
Tigray 1 564 18.20 (16.52–19.88)
Overall   6 2953 16.27 (8.08–24.46) 99.5 < 0.001