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Table 2 Sensitivity analysis of all studies based on type of TB, instrument used, and study quality of the included studies

From: The prevalence of depression among patients with tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

SubgroupsStudies, nPrevalence (%)95% CIHeterogeneity between groups (p value)
Type of TB    
 MDR-TB552.3438.09–66.220.320
 Non-MDR TB2043.4735.20–52.65 
Instrument used    
 BDI355.6232.00–76.940.073
 HADS746.5239.25–53.94
 HDRS361.0948.47–72.38
 PHQ-91238.3628.52–49.26
Quality of studies    
 High946.0633.15–58.520.657
 Moderate947.8540.62–55.16
 Low740.5427.82–54.68
  1. MDR-TB multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, BDI Beck Depression Inventory, HADS The, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, HDRS Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, PHQ-9 Patient Health Questionnaire-9