Meta-analysis of the Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori Infection among Children and Adults of Iran

@inproceedings{Moosazadeh2016MetaanalysisOT,
  title={Meta-analysis of the Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori Infection among Children and Adults of Iran},
  author={Mahmood Moosazadeh and Kamran Bagheri Lankarani and Mahdi Afshari},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Helicobacter pylori infection is a common health problem related to many gastrointestinal disorders. This study aims to estimate the total and age specific prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori infection in Iran. We systematically reviewed all national and international databases and finally identified 21 studies were eligible for meta-analysis. Each of them were assigned a quality score using STROBE checklist. Due to significant heterogeneity of the results, random effects model was used to… CONTINUE READING