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Table 1 Characteristics of the studies included in this systematic review

From: WOMEN's Knowledge of Obstetric Danger signs in Ethiopia (WOMEN's KODE):a systematic review and meta-analysis

Authors and year Region Recruitment year Setting Spontaneous response Study design Respondents Women’s knowledge of obstetric danger signs during Quality score
Pregnancy n (%) Childbirth n (%) Postpartum n (%)
Abiyot T et al. (2014) [57] Tigray 2013 Facility At least 2 Cross sectional 359 296 (82.5) 8star
Bililign N. et al. (2017) [51] Amhara 2016 Community At least 3 Cross sectional 493 230 (46.7) 137 (27.8) 130 (26.4) 9star
Bogale D. et al. (2015) [69] Oromia 2013 Community At least 3 Cross sectional 562 179 (31.9) 152 (27) 124 (22.1) 8star
Damme T. G. et al. (2016) [70] Oromia 2015 Facility At least 3 Cross sectional 198 152 (76.8) 154 (77.8) 129 (65.5) 8star
Endalemaw et al. (2014) [71] Amhara 2012 Facility At least 3 Cross sectional 385 181(47) 176(45.7) 7star
Hailu D. et al. (2014) [72] Tigray 2013 Community At least 2 Cross sectional 485 285 (58.8) 299 (61.6) 8star
Hailu M. et al. (2010) [56] SNNPR 2007 Community At least 2 Cross sectional 743 226 (30.4) 305 (41.3) 279 (37.7) 8star
Hibstu D. T. et al. (2017) [59] SNNPR 2016 Facility At least 3 Cross sectional 342 168 (49.1) 181 (52.9) 153 (44.7) 9star
Maseresha N et al. (2016) [63] Somali 2014 Community At least 2 Cross sectional 632 201 (31.8) 161 (25.5) 121(19.1) 9star
Workineh Y. et al. (2014) [58] SNNPR 2014 Community At least 2 Cross sectional 390 184 (47.2) 193(49.5) 285(73) 8star
Solomon A. et al. (2015) [60] Amhara 2014 Facility At least 2 Cross sectional 355 137(38.6) 8star
Tsegaye D. et al. (2017) [54] Oromia 2015 Facility At least 2 Cross sectional 831 309 (37.3) 194 (23.3) 30 (3.6) 8star
  1. SNNPR Southern Nations, Nationalities and People Region