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Table 1 Overall agreement between participated health facilities and APHI slide readers in consecutive EQA rounds from July 2013 to October 2014

From: External quality assessment of malaria microscopy diagnosis among public health facilities in West Amhara Region, Ethiopia

EQA rounds Total slides 1st Reader (health facility) 2nd Reader (APHI) 3rd Reader (APHI) Agreed result Discrepant result % Agreement
Positive Negative Positive Negative Positive Negative
Round 1 801 385 416 345 407 345 407 752 49 93.88
Round 2 797 364 433 335 425 335 425 762 35 95.36
Round 3 762 357 405 344 403 344 403 746 16 97.77
Round 4 788 381 407 378 404 378 404 782 6 99.24
  3148 1487 1661 1402 1639 1402 1639 3042 106 96.62
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