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Table 2 Investigation of the Prevalence of stress, anxiety, depression among the general population during the COVID-19 pandemic by different continents

From: Prevalence of stress, anxiety, depression among the general population during the COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Psychological disorders continents Number of articles Sample Size I2 (%) Egger’s test Prevalence (95% CI)
anxiety Asia 13 54,596 99.2 0.136 32.9 (95% CI:28.2–37.9)
Europe 3 8341 98.8 0.272 23.8 (95% CI:16.2–33.5)
depression Asia 10 35,688 99.5 0.224 35.3 (95% CI:27.3–44.1)
Europe 3 8341 99.2 0.104 32.4 (95% CI:21.6–45.5)
stress Asia 3 2758 96.3 0.229 27.9 (95% CI:19.7–37.8)
Europe 2 6316 98.5 31.9 (95% CI:23.1–42.2)