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Table 2 The mean number of hours needed to complete monthly reporting forms by service area in 80 PHC facilities, five countries (2016–2017)

From: The burden of recording and reporting health data in primary health care facilities in five low- and lower-middle income countries

Key attribute Cambodia Ghana Mozambique Nigeria Tanzania
Total time (hours) [A] 44 29 48 10 65
Patient load per month [B] 1860 1041 8728 429 837
Time per 1000 patients (hours) [A/B] 24 28 6 23 78
Time per health worker (hours) 7 15 4 5 13
No. of reporting forms in use 20 23 25 13 29
  1. OPD Outpatient Department, RMNCAH Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent health, EPI Immunization, TB Tuberculosis