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Fig. 5 | BMC Medicine

Fig. 5

From: Antimalarial drugs for preventing malaria during pregnancy and the risk of low birth weight: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and quasi-randomized trials

Fig. 5

Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine compared to different antimalarial drug alternatives for malaria prevention during pregnancy and the risk of LBW. Each study is displayed as a square and horizontal line representing the relative risk together with its confidence interval. The area of the square represents the weight that the study contributes to the meta-analysis. The combined relative risk and its confidence interval are represented by the diamond. The P value after I2 represents chi-square test for heterogeneity. DerSimonian and Laird were used to calculate the random effect model. *Relative risk has been calculated with the Mantel–Haenszel method instead of using the odds ratio (OR) provided in the paper. CI, confidence interval; LBW, low birth weight; RR, relative risk

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