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Table 3 Meta-analysis of studies included conducted on the relative risk (RR) of HTN

From: Risk of hypertension in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression

HTNNumber of study groupsI2%aPublication biasPooled RR (95%CI)
All studies
 Reproductive25970.7791.70 (1.43, 2.07)
 Menopause/aging6850.4971.26 (0.95, 1.67)
 Total21970.5861.60 (1.36, 1.87)
Population based studies
 Reproductive14990.2131.87 (1.51, 2.33)
 Menopause/aging20.3171.06 (0.89, 1.25)
 Total16990.1861.73 (1.41, 2.13)
Non- Population based studies
 Reproductive11470.6751.41 (1.14, 1.71)
 Menopause/aging4880.3171.45 (0.91, 2.31)
 Total15640.4651.40 (1.16, 1.71)
  1. I2 I-squared
  2. a assessed by Begg’s test