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Table 2 Completeness of matching identifiers in clinic data and demographic surveillance data

From: Impact of linkage quality on inferences drawn from analyses using data with high rates of linkage errors in rural Tanzania

  % records with complete information
Matching identifier Sero-surveys (n = 263) Clinic data (n = 142) HDSS data (n = 99,866)
First name 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Second name 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Third name 13.3% 88.7%
Year of birth 100.0% 100.0% 99.4%
Sex 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Village 100.0% 99.3% 100.0%
Sub-village 100.0% 99.3% 100.0%
TCL first name 48.3% 91.5% 99.4%
TCL second name 48.3% 74.6% 99.4%
Household member first name 71.5% 11.3% 99.9%
Household member second name 71.5% 11.3% 99.9%
  1. Abbreviations: HDSS - health and demographic surveillance system; TCL - ten-cell leader