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Table 1 US CDC framework for evaluating public health surveillance systems for early detection of outbreaks

From: The use of syndromic surveillance for decision-making during the H1N1 pandemic: A qualitative study

System description Outbreak detection System experience
· Purpose · Timeliness · Usefulness
· Stakeholders · Validity (including data quality) · Flexibility
· Operation · Acceptability
  · Portability
   · Stability
   · Cost