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Box 1 Examples of discrepancies in malaria data recorded in registers

From: Producing routine malaria data: an exploration of the micro-practices and processes shaping routine malaria data quality in frontline health facilities in Kenya

Figure 3aFigure 3b
– Cases treated for malaria consistently higher than outpatient and lab confirmed cases between 2nd and 14th
– No cases recorded as treated in AL/RDT register between 15th and 30th despite lab and OPD recording cases
– Outpatient confirmed cases higher than AL/RDT and Lab cases on 7th. Lab cases also fewer than AL/RDT cases
– Cases treated higher than outpatient and laboratory confirmed cases on 2nd, 5th, 15th, and 24th
– Laboratory data missing on 17th and 21st
– Outpatient data missing on 4th
– Outpatient and laboratory confirmed cases higher than AL/RDT cases treated on 6th
– OPD cases higher than cases recorded in the laboratory and AL/RDT register on the 27th
Figure 3cFigure 3d
– Laboratory data missing on the 9th and 20th
– Outpatient confirmed cases double number of laboratory and AL/RDT treated cases treated on the 22nd
– Outpatient confirmed cases and AL/RDT cases treated missing on the 18th
– Outpatient cases missing on the 17th and 23rd
– Laboratory and outpatient confirmed cases missing on the 10th
– No cases recorded in the outpatient registers on the 5th, 7th, and 9th
– Cases recorded in outpatient and AL/RDT registers higher than outpatient cases on 8th and 21st
– Cases recorded in outpatient and AL/RDT registers higher than those recorded in lab register on 28th