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Table 4 Sensitivity analysis of the included studies to estimate the pooled prevalence of breast self-examination practice among women in Africa

From: Breast self-examination practice among women in Africa: a systematic review and Meta-analysis

S. No Study Omitted Reason for omission Pooled prevalence of BSE practice (95% CI) I2 values
1. Ogunbode A M, 2015 High risk of bias 43.67(36.24–51.2) 99.10
2. Kayode F.O. et al., 2005 High risk of bias 43.84 (36.35–51.46) 99.11
3. Bayumi E et al., 2016 High risk of bias 44.11(36.63–51.73) 99.12
4. Idris SA et al., 2013 High risk of bias 43.63(36.20–51.21) 99.11
5. Onwere et al., 2009 Small sample size (100) 43.37(35.98–50.92 99.11
6. Joel Olayiwola Faronbi et, 2012 Small sample size (100) 43.28(35.90–50.82) 99.11
7. Makanjuola, OJ et al., 2013 Small sample size (100) 44.36(36.90–51.94) 99.12