Evaluating the Variation on Public Health's Perceived Field Need of Communicable Disease Reports

Uzay Kirbiyik, Roland Gamache, Brian E. Dixon, Shaun Grannis


One of the factors affecting the quality of health data is the variation in public health practitioners' perceived value of the information. To better understand this variation, we asked four local public health practitioners' to evaluate the fields they use for four communicable diseases. We assessed their perceived value of these fields to initiate or complete communicable disease case reports and the variability in their responses.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4557

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