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Table 2 Sensitivity analysis of all studies based on study quality, tools used, gender and status of the country where the study is conducted

From: The prevalence of alcohol use disorders among people living with HIV/AIDS: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Subgroups Studies, n Prevalence (%) 95%CI Heterogeneity within the study (I2, Value) Heterogeneity between groups (P value)
I2 (%) P value
Country
 Developed 8 42.09 27.29–58.47 99.38 <0.001 0.028
 Developing 17 24.52 19.66–30.14 97.34 <0.001  
Tools used
 AUDIT 23 31.52 25.66–38.02 98.75 <0.001 <0.001
 CIDI 2 13.51 11.86–15.34 2.13 0.312  
Gender
 Male 15 26.90 19.72–35.53 97.92 <0.001  
 Female 15 13.37 8.79–19.80 97.03 <0.001 <0.001
Quality of studies       0.598
 High 19 28.50 22.42–35.49 98.89 <0.001  
 Moderate and poor 6 33.19 18.97–51.33 98.54 <0.001