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Table 3 Percentage errors of delivery service data transfer for total regional sample in the Ghana Health Service, Greater Accra region, Ghanak

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 – 2 DATA TOTAL DATA ENTERED = (a + 2) PERCENTAGE ERROR-1 (%) PERCENTAGE ERROR -2 (%) PERCENTAGE ERROR-3 (%)
Total deliveries 3466 3483 3531 3465 0.5 1.9 1.4
Total live births 3411 3456 3497 3468 1.9 1.8 0.1
Total maternal deaths 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  1. Error 1 is a measure of the disparity between the data in the primary source and that in the aggregate data forms.
  2. Error 2 is a measure of the disparity between the data in the primary source 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.