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Table 1 Meta-analysis prevalence of hepatitis E virus infection in the global population of pregnant women

From: Burden of hepatitis E virus infection in pregnancy and maternofoetal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

 

Prevalence (95% confidence intervals)

95% prediction intervals

N Studies

N Participants

Heterogeneity

p Egger test

p difference

H (95% confidence intervals)

I2 (95% confidence intervals)

p

Symptomatic

49.6 (42.6–56.7)

13.6–85.9

32

3696

4.2 (3.7–4.6)

94.2 (92.7–95.4)

<  0.0001

0.739

<  0.0001

Asymptomatic

3.4 (1.2–6.4)

0.0–24.3

19

7967

6.1 (5.4–6.8)

97.3 (96.6–97.9)

<  0.0001

0.633

 

By HDI

 Asymptomatic

  Low and medium HDI

5.0 (0.8–11.9)

0.0–41.6

9

3678

7.3 (6.2–8.5)

98.1 (97.4–98.6)

<  0.0001

0.551

0.410

  High and very high HDI

2.6 (0.6–5.5)

0.0–19.6

12

5781

5.4 (4.6–6.4)

96.6 (95.3–97.5)

<  0.0001

0.473

 

Symptomatic

  Low and medium HDI

49.6 (42.6–56.7)

13.6–85.9

32

3696

4.2 (3.7–4.6)

94.2 (92.7–95.4)

<  0.0001

0.739

NA

  High and very high HDI

0

 
  1. HDI human development index