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Table 4 The results of subgroup meta-analysis by study regions and time period

From: HIV/AIDS late presentation and its associated factors in China from 2010 to 2020: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  Pooled OR (95%CI) P-value Pooled OR (95%CI) P-value Publication bias
High prevalence regions Middle or low prevalence regions   2010–2015 2016–2020   P-value
Age 1.67 (1.35–2.07) 2.50 (2.04–3.05) 0.01* 2.48 (1.77–3.49) 1.79 (1.43–2.25) 0.12 0.4632
Gender 1.22 (1.00–1.48) 0.94 (0.81–1.08) 0.04* 0.80 (0.63–1.02) 1.11 (0.88–1.41) 0.06 0.6793
Marital status 1.18 (1.00–1.38) 1.65 (1.46–1.87)  < 0.01* 1.81 (1.45–2.26) 0.94 (0.78–1.14)  < 0.01* 0.814
Infection routes 2.08 (1.57–2.74) 1.87 (1.70–2.06) 0.49 2.13 (1.77-2.57) 1.43( 0.94–2.17) 0.09 0.1438
Sample sources 1.89 (1.58–2.26) 2.57 (2.28–2.89) 0.01* 3.00 (2.52–3.58) 1.57 (1.24–1.99)  < 0.01* 0.3912
  1. *Refers to a statistically significant difference (P < 0.05)