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Table 2 Proposed calculation of a total quality score for the monitor and alert function of registries of occupational diseases

From: Characteristics of national registries for occupational diseases: international development and validation of an audit tool (ODIT)

Indicators Monitor function Score Indicators Alert function Score
Completeness of notification form 1 point Completeness of the notification form 1 point
Coverage of registration 1 point Coverage of registration 1 point
Guidelines or criteria for notification 1 point Guidelines or criteria for notification 1 point
Education and training 1 point Education and training 2 points
Completeness of registration 2 points Completeness of registration 2 points
Statistical methods used 1 point Investigation of special cases 2 points
Presentation of monitor information: - meeting the criteria for incidences - meeting the criteria for additional information - meeting the criteria for validity of incidences (3 points) 1 point 1 point 1 point Presentation of alert information 1 point
Max. score 10 points Max. score 10 points