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Table 1 Summary of primary studies of reporting anti-epileptic medication non-adherence among adults with epilepsy in Ethiopian, 2019(n = 14)

From: A systematic review and meta-analysis of anti-epileptic medication non-adherence among people with epilepsy in Ethiopia

First author Publication year Region Assessment techniques Total sample Outcome Quality assessment Prevalence (%)
Asmamaw et al. [47] 2016 Amhara MMAS 450 170 9 34.9%
Berhanu et al. [51] 2015 Amhara Self report 405 130 9 32.6%
Gizachew et al. [48] 2018 Amhara Self report 88 30 8 34.1%
Mekdes et al. [50] 2018 Amhara MMAS 408 100 8 24.5%
Tefera et al. [52] 2001 Amhara Self report 96 28 7 29.2%
Bereket et al. [49] 2019 Amhara Self report 394 174 9 44.2%
Melak et al. [56] 2017 Addis Ababa MMAS 337 119 9 30.0%
Asrat et al. [40] 2017 Addis Ababa Self report 422 92 8 21.8%
Yirga et al. [46] 2019 Tigray Self report and medical record review 292 191 7 65.4%
Yirga et al. [45] 2018 Tigray Self report and medical record review 270 139 9 51.4%
Temesgen et al. [22] 2016 SNNPR MMAS 194 132 7 68.0%
Maregu et al. [55] 2017 SNNPR MMAS 265 101 6 38.1%
Hiwot et al. [53] 2014 Oromia Self report and medical record review 265 98 8 36.9%
Gosaye et al. [54] 2015 Oromia MMAS 132 61 7 46.2%