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Table 1 List of studies included to show the prevalence of prelacteal feeding practice among Ethiopian children, 2008–2017, a systematic review and meta-analysis, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Magnitude of prelacteal feeding practice and its association with place of birth in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis, 2017

S.no. Authors name Study setting sample size Prevalence of prelacteal feeding Study quality
1 Tewabe T et al. 2016 [40] Amhara 423 19.4 88.8%
2 Derso T et al. 2017 [41] Amhara 6761 56.1 100%
3 Tilahun G et al. 2016 [42] Amhara 416 15.9 100%
4 Gultie T et al. 2016 [26] Amhara 548 24.3 100%
5 Liben L et al. 2016 [39] Afar 333 16.8 100%
6 Egata G et al. 2013 [49] Oromia 860 75.8 88.8%
7 Hailemariam TS et al. 2015 [25] Oromia 594 6.7 100%
8 Lenja A et al. 2016 [48] SNNP 396 6.1 100%
9 Mekuria G et al. 2015 [43] Amhara 423 74.0 100%
10 Asemahagn et al. 2016 [44] Amhara 346 20.2 100%
11 Bimirew D et al. 2016 [46] Amhara 739 11.9 88.8%
12 Amare M et al. 2015 [7] SNN 485 21.9 100%
13 Yenit M et al. 2017 [47] Amhara 367 19.1 100%
14 Bililign N et al. 2016 [45] Amhara 782 11.1 88.8%
15 Bekele Y et al. 2014 [30] Harari 634 43.8 88.8%
16 Tariku A et al. 2016 [28] Amhara 822 26.8 100%
17 Legese M et al. 2014 [29] Amhara 630 38.7 100%
18 Teka B et al. 2015 [50] Tigray 530 12.8 88.8%
19 Liben L et al. 2016 [56] Afar 337 49.6 100%
20 Girma TS et al. 2008 [53] Oromia 650 11.8 100%
21 Alemayehu Ay et al. 2015 [54] Oromia 371 9.7 88.8%
22 Woldemichael B et al. 2016 [55] Oromia 373 14.7 100%
23 Alemayehu M et al. 2014 [51] Tigray 418 17.2 100%
24 Liben L et al. 2017 [57] Afar 615 42.9 88.8%