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Table 1 Completeness of MCBR data compared to PBR in implementing partner organizations and NMCP

From: A mobile phone application for malaria case-based reporting to advance malaria surveillance in Myanmar: a mixed methods evaluation

  Implementing partner organizations NMCP
MCBR PBR P valuea MCBR PBR P valuea
Number of unique volunteers in 2018, N 683 615 280 748
Total number of records in 2018 41,040 49,788 7882 52,214
Overall completeness, N (%)
Date of test 41,040 (100) 49,788 (100) 7882 (100) 52,214 (100)
Patient age 41,040 (100) 49,788 (100) 7882 (100) 52,186 (99.95) 0.04
Patient sex 41,040 (100) 49,788 (100) 7882 (100) 52,214 (100)
Patient address 41,040 (100) 49,780 (99.98) 0.008 7882 (100) 52,019 (99.63) 0.04
Pregnancy status (among females) 21,309/21,309 (100) 24,814/24,823 (99.96) 0.005 3971/3971 (100) 26,379/26,379 (100)
Pregnancy status (among females aged ≥ 15 years) 15,437/15,437 (100) 17,496/17,502 (99.97) 0.033 2950/2950 (100) 20,382/20,382 (100)
RDT result 41,040 (100) 49,788 (100) 7882 (100) 52,214 (100)
Records with 5 key data elements completeb, N (%) 41,040 (100) 49,780/49,788 (99.98) 0.01 7882 (100) 51,834/52,214 (99.27) < 0.001
Total number of RDT positive results, N 283 292 28 111
Completeness for RDT positive results, N (%)
Complicated/uncomplicated malaria status 283/283 (100) 249/292 (85.27) < 0.001 28/28 (100) 111/111 (100)
Anti-malarial given 283/283 (100) 292/292 (100) 28/28 (100) 111/111 (100)
Referral recordedc 48/51 (94.11) 1/3 (33.33) 0.02 8/8 (100) 1/1 (100)
  1. aChi-squared test
  2. bData elements included in analysis were date of test, patient age, patient sex, patient address, and RDT result
  3. cWhere case is RDT positive AND < 1 year old, pregnant or presenting with severe malaria symptoms according to the guidelines for malaria diagnosis and treatment in Myanmar