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Table 1 List and characteristics of the 14 eligible studies for IPIs among intellectually disabled individuals in Iran, 2020

From: Intestinal parasites among intellectually disabled individuals in Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis

No. Authors (Reference) Year of study Publication year Province Region Sample size No. of positive Prev. (%) Diagnostic method QAS
1 Rouhani et al. [31] 1991/1992 1994 Tehran Center 330 196 59.4 D-F-G 7
2 Mahyar et al. [32] 1998 2000 Qazvin Center 258 146 56.6 D-F 7
3 Mousavian et al. [33] 2004 2006 Tehran Center 175 113 64.6 D-F-G 8
4 Sharif et al. [34] 2008 2010 Mazandaran North 362 95 26.2 D-F-S 7
5 Hazrati Tappeh et al. [35] 2007/2008 2010 Urmia North-west 225 46 20.4 D-F 8
6 Davari et al. [36] 2011 2011 Ardabil North-west 216 95 44.0 D-F-S 7
7 Rasti et al. [37] 2006/2007 2012 Isfahan Center 243 192 79.0 D-F-G 7
8 Shokri et al. [29] 2010 2012 Hormozgan South 133 64 48.1 D-F-S 6
9 Soosaraei et al. [38] 2009 2014 Golestan North 196 24 12.2 D-F-S 7
10 Anvari et al. [39] 2014 2015 Yazd Center 129 55 42.6 D-F-S 6
11 Ahmadi et al. [40] 2013/2014 2015 Mazandaran North 341 112 32.8 D-F-S-C 7
12 Soleimani et al. [41] 2015 2016 Mazandaran North 97 5 5.2 D-F 7
13 Saeidnia et al. [42] 2013 2016 Gilan North 173 51 29.5 D-F-S-C 8
14 Mohammadi et al. [43] 2016/2017 2019 Hormozgan South 126 69 54.8 D-F-S-C 7
  1. D: Direct wet-mount; F: Formalin-ether; S: Staining (Trichrome and Ziehl–Neelsen); G: Graham test; C: Agar plate culture; Prev.: Prevalence; QAS: Quality assessment score