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Prevalence and Associated Factor of Brown Adipose Tissue: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Table 2

Subgroup analysis for the prevalence of BAT done by geographical regions.

StudyES95% conf. interval% weight

Europe
Perkins9.85006.877, 12.8232.37
Sergio G8.8003.302, 14.2980.69
AuYong et al.7.2005.317, 9.0835.90
Subtotal I-v pooled ES8.0246.496, 9.5528.96
America
Verongue6.8006.091, 7.50941.61
Cohade et al.6.8505.204, 8.4967.72
Cypess et al.5.3804.384, 6.37621.10
Subtotal I-v pooled ES6.3805.835, 6.92570.43
Australia
PaulL et al.8.5007.491, 9.50920.54
Paul L17.600-0.503, 35.7030.06
Subtotal I-v pooled ES8.5287.521, 9.53620.61
Overall I-v pooled ES6.9706.513, 7.427100.00
Test(s) of heterogeneityHeterogeneity statisticsDegree of freedom value
Europe2.2620.32311.6%
America5.5320.06363.9%
Australia0.9710.3250.0%
Overall24.2870.00171.2%
Overall test for heterogeneity between subgroups
15.5120.000

: the variation in ES attributable to heterogeneity.

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