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Table 2 Percentage errors in transfer of antenatal service data for total regional sample in the Ghana Health Service, Greater Accra region, Ghana

From: Completeness and accuracy of data transfer of routine maternal health services data in the greater Accra region

HEALTH INDICATOR PRIMARY SOURCE DATA (as counted) FACILITY AGGREGATE DATA (a) DHIMS -II DATA TOTAL DATA ENTERED (a + 2) PERCENTAGE ERROR-1 (%) PERCENTAGE ERROR-2 (%) PERCENTAGE ERROR-3 (%)
Total registrants 5537 5557 5557 5539 0.4 0.4 0
Age 5490 5556 5555 5539 1.2 1.2 0.02
Total number of women receiving TT2+ 3655 4155 4155 3657 13.7 13.7 0
Total number of women with hemoglobin checked at registration 4802 5057 5057 5539 4.6 4.6 0
Total number of women with hemoglobin checked at 36 weeks gestation 1494 2027 2238 1496 35.6 49.7 14.1
Parity 5306 5577 5576 5539 4.9 4.9 0.02
  1. Error 1 is a measure of the disparity between the data in the primary sources and that in the aggregate data forms.
  2. Error 2 is a measure of the disparity between the data in the primary sources and that in the web-based DHIMS-II.
  3. Error 3 is a measure of the disparity between the facility aggregate data and that in the web-based the DHIMS-II.