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Table 1 Summary of research articles (n = 18) on the impact of polygamous marriages on women

From: Psychological impact of polygamous marriage on women and children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Authors Study Area Study design Sample size (n) Polygamous marriage (n) Monogamous marriage (n) Quality assessment (%)
Abbo 2008 [29] Uganda Cross-sectional 209 37 90 100
Al- Sherbiny 2005 [33] Egypt Cross-sectional 100 50 50 100
Daradkeh 2006 [35] Jordan Cross-sectional 2000 544 947 100
Hamdan 2008 [37] United Arab Emirates Cross-sectional 224 28 155 100
Kianpoor 2006 [38] Iran Cross-sectional 66 31 26 75
Maziak 2002 [39] Syria Cross-sectional 412 26 331 100
Ozkan 2006 [41] Turkey Cross-sectional 138 88 50 100
Patil 2008 [42] Tanzania Cross-sectional 408 96 312 87.5
Ozer 2013 [40] Turkey Cross-sectional 172 99 73 87.5
Farahmand 2019 [36] Iran Cross-sectional 398 248 150 100
Yilmaz 2018 [43] Turkey Cross-sectional 108 72 36 100
Daoud 2014 [34] Israel Cross-sectional 461 100 361 87.5
Al-Krenawi 2001 [4] Israel Cross-sectional 92 53 39 100
Al-Krenawi 2006 [9] Israel Cross-sectional 352 117 235 87.5
Al-Krenawi 2008 [32] Israel Cross-sectional 315 156 159 100
Al-Krenawi 2011 [31] Israel Cross-sectional 199 93 106 100
Al-Krenawi 2012 [30] Israel Cross-sectional 309 187 122 100
Chaleby 1985 [28] Kuwait Cross-sectional 125 31   62.5