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Table 1 Data element definitions for all data transmitted through the SMS mobile reporting system

From: Comparison of a mobile phone-based malaria reporting system with source participant register data for capturing spatial and temporal trends in epidemiological indicators of malaria transmission collected by community health workers in rural Zambia

Data element Definition
REG (A)TOTAL OPD Total number of study participants that sort care from the CHWS
REG (B) TOTAL SUSPECTED Total number of study participants that sort care from the CHWs and were suspected of having malaria
REG (C) UNDER 5 RDT +VE Total number of study participants that sort care from CHWs under the age of five and had a positive rapid diagnostic test result
REG (D) UNDER 5 RDT -VE Total number of study participants that sort care from CHWs under the age of five and had a negative rapid diagnostic test result
REG (E) OVER 5 RDT +VE Total number of study participants that sort care from CHWs over the age of five and had a positive rapid diagnostic test result
REG (F) OVER 5 RDT -VE Total number of study participants that sort care from CHWs over the age of five and had a negative rapid diagnostic test result
REG (L) FEVER UNDER 5 Total number of study participants that sort care from CHWs under the age of five who were febrile
REG (M) FEVER OVER 5 Total number of study participants that sort care from CHWs over the age of five who were febrile
SCR (A) TOTAL SCREENED Total number of study participants that consented to actively being tested for malaria by CHWs
SCR (B) UNDER 5 +VE Total number of study participants that consented to actively being tested for malaria by CHWs under the age of five and had a positive rapid diagnostic test result
SCR (C) UNDER 5 RDT -VE Total number of study participants that consented to actively being tested for malaria by CHWs under the age of five and had a negative rapid diagnostic test result
SCR (D) OVER 5 RDT +VE Total number of study participants that consented to actively being tested for malaria by CHWs over the age of five and had a positive rapid diagnostic test result
SCR (E) OVER 5 RDT -VE Total number of study participants that consented to actively being tested for malaria by CHWs over the age of five and had a negative rapid diagnostic test result
SCR (K) FEVER UNDER 5 Total number of study participants that consented to actively being tested for malaria by CHWs under the age of five who were febrile
SCR (L) FEVER OVER 5 Total number of study participants that consented to actively being tested for malaria by CHWs over the age of five who were febrile
(A) 6S PRESCRIBED Total number of AL 6 packs prescribed and provided to study participants
(B) INSTOCK Total available AL 6 packs
(C) 12S PRESCRIBED Total number of AL 12 packs prescribed and provided to study participants
(D) INSTOCK Total available AL 12 packs
(E) 18S PRESCRIBED Total number of AL 18 packs prescribed and provided to study participants
(F) INSTOCK Total available AL 18 packs
(G) 24S PRESCRIBED Total number of AL 24 packs prescribed and provided to study participants
(H) INSTOCK Total available AL 24 packs
(J) RDT AVAILABLE Total available individual rapid diagnostic tests
(K) RDT USED Total used individual rapid diagnostic tests