Journal of Diabetes Research / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

The Burden of Undiagnosed Diabetes Mellitus in Adult African Population: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Table 1

The characteristics of studies included in the meta-analysis of the prevalence of UDM in African population ().

Article IDResidenceCountryRegion in AfricaDx lab methodStudy designSample size ()Prevalence of UDM (%)

Sabir et al. [27]RuralNigeriaWestOGTTCross-sectional3894.6
Erasmus et al. [29]UrbanSouth AfricaSouthOGTTCross-sectional64218.1
Echouffo-Tcheugui et al. [24]UrbanCameroonCentralFPGCross-sectional15916.3
Seck et al. [26]Rural and urbanSenegalWestFPGCross-sectional10264.64
Megerssa et al. [18]UrbanEthiopiaEastFPGCross-sectional4225
Meiloud et al. [25]Rural and urbanMauritaniaWesternFPGCross-sectional12784.77
Seifu et al. [21]RuralEthiopiaEastFPGCross-sectional43713.8
Abebe et al. [17]Rural and urbanEthiopiaEastFPGCross-sectional21412.47
Enang et al. [28]RuralNigeriaWestFPGCross-sectional11346.5
Noor et al. [22]RuralSudanEastFPGCross-sectional11112.6
Wondemagegn et al. [19]Rural and urbanEthiopiaEastFPGCross-sectional72211.5
Elmadhoun et al. [32]UrbanSudanEastFPGCross-sectional9545.97
Ludwig et al. [16]UrbanTanzaniaEastHbA1cCross-sectional3829
Ahmed, 2017RuralEgyptNorthOGTTCross-sectional12554.2
Balde et al. [23]Rural and urbanGuineaWestFPGCross-sectional11003.19
Worede et al. [20]RuralEthiopiaEastFPGCross-sectional3922.3
Animaw and Seyoum [1]Rural and urbanEthiopiaEastFPGCross-sectional14052.49

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