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Table 2 Assessment of the quality of the studies included in the review based on Effective Public Health Practice Project: Quality assessment tool for quantitative studies

From: Prevalence and laboratory analysis of malaria and dengue co-infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

No. Author, Year Selection Bias Study Design Confounders Blinding Data collection method Withdrawals and Drop-Out Final Rating
1 Assir et al., 2014 [16] 3 3 1 3 1 NA 3
2 Baba et al., 2013 [18] 2 3 3 3 2 NA 3
3 Barua and Gill, 2016 [19] 2 3 1 3 1 NA 2
4 Carme et al., 2009 [20] 2 3 1 3 2 NA 2
5 Chipwaza et al., 2014 [21] 2 3 3 3 2 NA 3
6 Epelboin et al., 2012 [22] 2 3 1 2 1 NA 2
7 Hati et al., 2012 [23] 3 3 2 3 2 NA 3
8 Magalhaes et al., 2014 [14] 2 3 1 2 1 NA 2
9 Mendonça et al., 2015 [15] 2 3 1 2 1 NA 2
10 Mohapatra et al., 2012 [24] 2 3 2 3 1 NA 2
11 Mueller et al., 2014 [25] 2 3 3 2 1 NA 2
12 Rao et a., 2016 [26] 2 3 3 3 1 NA 2
13 Sow et al., 2016 [28] 2 3 2 3 1 NA 2
14 Swoboda et al., 2014 [27] 3 3 3 3 2 NA 3
15 Zaki SA and Shanbag P, 2010 [29] 2 3 3 3 3 NA 3