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Table 7 Comparison of hydrocoele data with MDA reports

From: Developing a community-led SMS reporting tool for the rapid assessment of lymphatic filariasis morbidity burden: case studies from Malawi and Ghana

Hydrocoele Estimated Adult Population Reported Adjusted by PPV Adjusted by under-reporting estimate and PPV Reported during MDAa
Malawi      
St Montfort/Mafale 35,588 82 75 114 26
Bereu 8,596 47 44 66 31
Kasinthula 6,690 39 36 55 6
Total 50,874 168 155 234 63
Ghana      
Selected communities in Ahanta West 24,835 175 82 N/A 12
  1. aMDA figures include children