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Table 2 Omissions and accuracy for paper-based versus PDA based data collection

From: Replacing paper data collection forms with electronic data entry in the field: findings from a study of community-acquired bloodstream infections in Pemba, Zanzibar

  Paper PDA p
  Number of variables checked Number of records Number (%) of omissions Number of variables checked Number of records Number (%) of omissions  
Omissions 32 180 342 (6%) 5 2209 0 (0%) < 0.05
Accuracy 5 180 65 (7%) 5 2209 95 (1%) < 0.05