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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria by analysis

From: Impact of Plasmodium falciparum pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 gene deletions on malaria control worldwide: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Analysis where that criteria was applied Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Meta-analysis and subgroup analysis Meta-analysis (quantitative-synthesis) Qualitative description Original articles written in English
Published and peer-reviewed articles between January 2010 and April 2020
Addressed the status of pfhrp2, pfhrp3 and/or pfhrp2/3 deletions
It had been written in language different to English
Published before 2010
Field isolates were not included
Major bias had been detected
  Primary data on pfhrp2/3 deletion
Molecular methodologies to detect deletions
Quality of Cross-sectional study score ≥ 5 according to The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) (Munn Z, 2017)
Sample size of ≥ 30
Year of samples had not been reported
Data from more than 3 years are combined
   Placed in Sub-Saharan Africa
It included malaria samples from population with different ages, not only children