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Table 4 Mobile data collection system vs paper-based data collection

From: National surveillance using mobile systems for health monitoring: complexity, functionality and feasibility


Administering of Questionnaires

Corrections of Errors

Direct mobile capture (facility level)

30 to 45 mins

3 to 7 days

Same day paper-based data capture and mobile data capture

60 to 70 mins + 45 min

Central office paper-based data capture

1 to 4 weeks

1 to 4 weeks