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Volume 27, Number 3—March 2021

Evaluation of National Event-Based Surveillance, Nigeria, 2016–2018

Kazim BeebeejaunComments to Author , James Elston, Isabel Oliver, Adachioma Ihueze, Chika Ukenedo, Olusola Aruna, Favour Makava, Ejezie Obiefuna, Womi Eteng, Mercy Niyang, Ebere Okereke, Bola Gobir, Elsie Ilori, Olubunmi Ojo, and Chikwe Ihekweazu
Author affiliations: Public Health England, London, UK (K. Beebeejaun, J. Elson, I. Oliver, O. Aruna, E. Okereke); University of Maryland Baltimore, Abuja, Nigeria (A. Ihueze, C. Ukenedo, F. Makava, M. Niyang, B. Gobir); Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Abuja (E. Obiefuna, W. Eteng, E. Ilori, O. Ojo, C. Ihekweazu)

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Table 2

Completeness of key fields in online event-based surveillance system, Nigeria, November 1, 2016–June 30, 2018*

EBS source Field name Total no. entries No. complete entries % Completeness
Tatafo† Unique ID 69,722 69,722 100
Date received 69,722 69,722 100
Topic 69,722 69,722 100
Headline text 69,722 69,722 100
Website address (url) 69,722 69,722 100

Connect Centre Unique ID 92 92 100
Call category 92 92 100
Case method 92 92 100
Date created 92 92 100
Date modified 92 92 100
Description 92 92 100

*EBS, event-based surveillance; ID, identification.
†Tatafo is an internet data mining software platform developed by the University of Maryland Baltimore for Nigeria Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s event-based surveillance system.

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