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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies in the meta-analysis for elective surgical case cancellation

From: Root causes of elective surgical case cancellation in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author/Year Study year Region Study design Sample size Prevalence Study population
Ayele AS et al./2019 [25] February 1 to March 1, 2016 Addis Ababa Cross-sectional 369 33.9 All elective surgical patients
Desta M et al./2018 [33] March 1 to 30, 2018 SNNPR Cross-sectional 462 31.6 All elective surgical patients
Haile M and Desalegn N/2015 [32] February 1 to June 30, 2014 Oromia Cross-sectional 1438 23 All elective surgical patients
Bekele M et al./2020 [24] March 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019 Addis Ababa Cross-sectional 2548 8.9 All elective surgical patients
Gebresellassie HW and Tamerat G/2019 [31] June 1, 2016 to May 30, 2017 Addis Ababa Cross-sectional 774 10.7 All elective surgical patients