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Table 2 Characteristics of the included studies in the systematic review and meta-analysis for the prevalence of hepatitis B virus in East Africa

From: Prevalence and predictors of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in east Africa: evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies published from 2005 to 2020

First author, Year Year Country Sampling technique Sample HBsAg+ Detection method QS
Mutagoma et al., 2017 [26] (1) 2017 Rwanda Entire 13,121 486 AAS 9
Hasegawa I et al., 2006 [27] (2) 2006 Tanzania voluntary 457 22 CLEIA 7
Twagirumugabe et al., 2017 [28] (3) 2017 Rwanda Entire 13,637 559 CMIA 8
Bwogi et al., 2009 [29] (4) 2009 Uganda Probability 5875 606 EIA 9
Kwizera R et al., 2018 [9] (5) 2018 Burundi Entire 8993 94 EIA 7
Matee et al., 2006 [30] (6) 2006 Tanzania Entire 1599 141 EIA 8
Mueller et al., 2015 [31] (7) 2015 Tanzania Entire 598 42 EIA 8
Bayo P, et al., 2014 [32] (8) 2014 Uganda Probability 402 47 ELISA 8
Bongomin P et al., 2005 [33] (9) 2005 Uganda Entire 170 19 ELISA 8
Harania RS et al., 2008 [34] (10) 2008 Kenya Entire 378 23 ELISA 7
Iradukunda et al., 2020 [35] (11) 2020 Rwanda Random 374 24 ELISA 8
Kirbak et al., 2017 [36] (12) 2017 South Sudan Probability 280 31 ELISA 8
Makuza et al., 2019 [37] (13) 2019 Rwanda Probability 327,360 12,865 ELISA 9
Muriuki et al., 2013 [38] (14) 2013 Kenya Probability 300 21 ELISA 7
Ngaira et al., 2016 [39] (15) 2016 Kenya Entire 287 11 ELISA 7
Pirillo et al., 2007 [40] (16) 2007 Uganda Entire 164 8 ELISA 7
Rachel et al., 2018 [13] (17) 2018 Uganda Entire 8042 359 ELISA 8
Rusine et al., 2013 [41] (18) 2013 Rwanda Voluntary 402 21 ELISA 7
Telatela SP et al., 2007 [42] (19) 2007 Tanzania Entire 167 2 ELISA 7
Umutesi et al., 2017 [43] (20) 2017 Rwanda voluntary 117,258 5042 ELISA 7
Ziraba et al., 2010 [44] (21) 2010 Uganda Entire 370 30 ELISA 8
Rashid S et al., 2014 [45] (22) 2014 Tanzania Consecutive 310 12 MEIA 7
Bartonjo, G et al., 2019 [46] (23) 2019 Kenya Probability 594 33 RDT 8
Geffert et al., 2020 [47] (24) 2020 Tanzania Entire 723 22 RDT 7
Hawkins C et al., 2013 [48] (25) 2013 Tanzania Entire 17,539 1079 RDT 8
Kamenya et al., 2017 [49] (26) 2017 Tanzania Entire 300 7 RDT 8
Kapinga, D. R. 2017 [50] (27) 2017 Tanzania Random 600 31 RDT 8
Kateera F et al., 2015 [10] (28) 2015 Rwanda Entire 371 11 RDT 8
Kayondo SP et al., 2019 [11] (29) 2019 Uganda Probability 340 10 RDT 8
Kilonzo SB et al., 2017 [51] (30) 2017 Tanzania Entire 743 49 RDT 7
Kerubo G et al., 2015 [52] (31) 2015 Kenya voluntary 268 56 RDT 7
Kerubo G et al., 2015 [52] (31) 2015 Kenya voluntary 1041 117 RDT 7
Mirambo MM et al.,2016 [8] (32) 2016 Tanzania Entire 211 8 RDT 8
Ng’wamkai et al., 2019 [53] (33) 2019 Tanzania Entire 499 29 RDT 8
Ochola et al., 2013 [6] (34) 2013 Uganda Probability 790 139 RDT 8
Shao R, et al., 2018 [54] (35) 2018 Tanzania Entire 442 25 RDT 8
Chiesa et al., 2020 [55] (36) 2020 Uganda Probability 950 75 RDT 8
  1. EIA Enzyme Immunoassay, ELISA Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay, RDT Rapid Diagnostic Test, CMIA Chemiluminescent Micro-particles Immunoassay, MEIA Micro-particle Enzyme Immunoassay, CLEIA Chemiluminescent enzyme Immunoassay, QS Quality score, HBsAg Hepatitis B Surface Antigen