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Table 2 Comparing Deki Reader and DHIS data for fever cases tested with an RDT in Rivers and Akwa Ibom Pilot facilities

From: The role of the Deki Reader™ in malaria diagnosis, treatment and reporting: findings from an Africare pilot project in Nigeria

Month Data from Fionet Data from DHIS 2.0 Chi square (p-value)
Number of persons with fever Fever cases tested with RDT Proportion of fever cases tested with RDT (%) Number of persons with fever Fever cases tested with RDT Proportion of fever cases tested with RDT (%)
June 500 466 93.2 1056 904 85.6 8.59 (<.0.001)
July 247 243 98.4 948 825 87.0 26.60 (<.0.001)
August 293 268 91.5 771 727 94.3 2.80 (0.095)
September 368 330 89.7 668 611 91.5 0.92 (0.34)
October 437 423 96.8 1452 1225 84.4 46.63 (<.0.001)
November 452 397 87.8 1245 1195 95.9 37.97 (<.0.001)
December 332 294 88.6 1061 1027 96.8 35.04 (<.0.001)
Total 2629 2421 92.1 7201 6535 90.4 4.25 (0.04)