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Table 4 Survey of data collection, analysis, and reporting practices

From: Evaluation of the first two Frontline cohorts of the field epidemiology training program in Guinea, West Africa

  Yes No
Data collection and quality assurance   
 Have you collected data on notifiable diseases over the course of the last 2 months? 47 (94%) 3 (6%)
 Have you conducted supervision visits at the sites that send you surveillance data over the course of the last 2 months? 45 (90%) 5 (10%)
 Have you done a data quality audit over the course of the last 2 months? 34 (68%) 16 (32%)
 Have you cleaned/validated surveillance data over the course of the last 2 months? 49 (98%) 1 (2%)
 Have you participated in a case or outbreak investigation over the course of the last 2 months? 31 (62%) 19 (38%)
Analysis   
 Have you recently tabulated and analyzed surveillance data? 48 (96%) 2 (4%)
 Are your analyses of disease trends on display at your workplace? 41 (82%) 9 (18%)
Tools used for data analysis   
 Excel
 Epi Info
 Manual analysis
49 (98%)
1 (2%)
2 (4%)
1 (2%)
49 (98%)
48 (96%)
Reporting   
 Do you submit weekly surveillance reports to the next level in the disease surveillance system? 48 (96%) 2 (4%)
Format of reporting for those submitting weekly reports (N = 48):
 Email
 DHIS2
46 (97%)
33 (67%)
N/A