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Table 1 Characteristics of 18 studies reporting the prevalence of overweight/obesity among children and adolescents in Ethiopia included in the current systematic review and meta-analysis, 2018

From: Prevalence and associated factors of overweight/ obesity among children and adolescents in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Region Area Author Publication year Sample size Response rate (%) Quality score (10 pts) Prevalence (95% CI)
Addis Ababa Addis Ababa Gebremichael et al. [22] 2017 463 96.9 6 12.74 (9.71,15.78)
  Bole subcity Askal et al. [19] 2015 828 97.9 7 9.78 (7.76,11.81)
  Addis Ababa Dessalegn and Robel [29] 2016 390 96.3 6 18.21 (14.38,22.03)
  Addis Ababa Mulugeta et al. [30] 2016 446 97.8 6 15.25 (11.91,18.58)
  Arada subcity Alemu et al. [23] 2014 800 100 7 9.38 (7.36,11.39)
  Addis Ababa Yoseph et al. [16] 2014 1024 100 6 8.50 (6.79,10.20)
Amhara Bahirdar Tadesse et al. [21] 2017 462 97 8 6.93 (4.61,9.24)
  Gondar Sorrie et al. [18] 2017 500 99.2 8 13.80 (10.78,16.82)
  Gondar Gebremedhin et al. [17] 2013 791 98.9 7 5.94 (4.29,7.59)
  Bahirdar Zelalem et al. [24] 2015 431 95.6 8 16.71 (13.18,20.23)
Dire dawa Dire dawa Desalew et al. [14] 2017 448 98.2 7 20.54 (16.80,24.28)
Ethiopia Ethiopia EDHS [55] 2011 9880 NR 7 3.00 (2.66,3.33)
Harari Babile Kedir Teji et al. [28] 2016 547 91 6 5.85 (3.88,7.82)
Oromia Ambo Mesert Yetubie et al. [25] 2010 425 NR 7 8.71 (6.03,11.39)
  Jimma Dessalegn et al. [15] 2017 510 93.4 8 13.33 (10.38,16.28)
  Adama Wakayo et al. [26] 2016 174 98 7 10.92 (6.29,15.55)
SNNP Hawasa Woldie and Belachew [20] 2014 358 100 7 10.61 (7.42,13.81)
  Hawasa Teshome et al. [27] 2013 554 97 5 15.70 (12.67,18.73)