Competitors will have access to 45 months, January 2016 through September 2019, of data. The featured dataset is an extract from the electronic logistics management information system (eLMIS) used in Côte d’Ivoire to manage contraceptives and other health products across the country’s public health system.
You may download the data for the competition only after you have registered or logged into the entry platform. Both the primary dataset and the secondary dataset are linked in the third section of the entry form.
|year||The year of the observation|
|month||The month of the observation|
|region||The higher level geographical area within Cote d’Ivoire|
|district||The lower level geographical area within Cote d’Ivoire|
|site_code||The actual health service delivery site|
|product_code||The unique identifier for each commodity|
|stock_initial||Stock in hand of previous period. This is quantified in dispensing units.|
|stock_received||Total quantity received in last period. This is quantified in dispensing units.|
|stock_distributed*||Quantity dispensed/consumed in last reporting period. This is quantified in dispensing units. |
Note: This is the target variable.
|stock_adjustment||All kinds of losses/ adjustments made at the facility|
|stock_end||Current physical count of stock on hand. This is quantified in dispensing units.|
|average_monthly_consumption||Average monthly consumption, for the last three months. This is quantified in dispensing units.|
Note: Average monthly consumption in the system actually provides an average of the most recently available Normalized Consumption values. Normalized Consumption is the stock_distributed value adjusted to reflect any stock_stockout_days. Because months are approximated to have 30 days, one which had 15 stockout days would yield a Normalized Consumption of exactly twice its Monthly Consumption.
|stock_stockout_days||Total number of days facility was out of stock.|
|stock_ordered||The requested quantity. This is quantified in dispensing units.|
* stock_distributed is the target variable.
Data quality in datasets such as these is a significant issue, as described in the Background section of the Competition Call (page 4). For example, not all sites report all data each month. In addition, there are cases in the contraceptive_logistics_data.csv dataset where the Côte d’Ivoire eLMIS system records a '0' value that may in fact represent a "non reported" value or a value entered by a user for convenience. In such an instance, these ‘0’ values do not reflect actual observed values.
These ‘invalid 0 values’ may be identified, for example, when:
A) All fields (possibly with the exception of stock_ordered) are recorded as '0' for a given contraceptive product, month and service delivery site; or
B) Stock_distributed for a contraceptive product at a service delivery site is reported in a given month as '0', even though stock was available (stock_initial was above 0) and stock_distributed is historically well above 0.
These apparently invalid '0' values have not been cleaned from the primary dataset provided. However, the values that appear to reflect invalid ‘0’ values will be removed from the test dataset, and these fields will not be scored in the model evaluation.
Primary Data Format
For example, a single row in the primary dataset has these features:
|site_code||The unique code of the actual health service delivery site|
|site_type||The kind of health delivery location including hospital, health center, and university hospital/national institute|
|site_region||The higher level geographical area within Côte d’Ivoire|
|site_district||The lower level geographical area within Côte d’Ivoire|
|site_latitude||The site's latitudinal coordinates|
|site_longitude||The site's longitudinal coordinates|
|product_code||The unique product code|
|product_type||The contraceptive category for each product|
|product_name||The product name, dose, and presentation|
|implant_women_old||Number of women receiving implants during the month, who used contraception previously|
|implant_women_new||Number of women receiving implants during the month, who did not use contraception previously|
|injection2_women_old||Number of women receiving injection (2 months) during the month, who used contraception previously|
|injection2_women_new||Number of women receiving injection (2 months) during the month, who did not use contraception previously|
|injection3_women_old||Number of women receiving injection (3 months) during the month, who used contraception previously|
|injection3_women_new||Number of women receiving injection (3 months) during the month, who did not use contraception previously|
|pill_women_old||Number of women receiving oral contraceptives during the month, who used contraception previously|
|pill_women_new||Number of women receiving oral contraceptives during the month, who did not use contraception previously|
|iud_women_old||Number of women receiving IUDs during the month, who used contraception previously|
|iud_women_new||Number of women receiving IUDs during the month, who did not use contraception previously|
|iud_number_dispensed||Number of IUDs given to women during that month|
|implant_number_dispensed||Number of implants given to women during that month|
|injection2_number_dispensed||Number of injection (2 months) given to women during that month|
|injection3_number_dispensed||Number of injection (3 months) given to women during that month|
|pill_number_dispensed||Number of oral contraceptives (one cycle) given to women during that month|
|iud_number_received||Number of IUDs received in that month|
|implant_number_received||Number of implants received in that month|
|injection2_number_received||Number of injection (2 months) received in that month|
|injection3_number_received||Number of injection (3 months) received in that month|
|pill_number_received||Number of oral contraceptive (one cycle) received in that month|
|iud_stock_end||The amount of IUD stock available at the end of that month|
|implant_stock_end||The amount of implant stock available at the end of that month|
|injection2_stock_end||The amount of injection (2 months) stock available at the end of that month|
|injection3_stock_end||The amount of injection (3 months) stock available at the end of that month|
|pill_stock_end||The amount of pill stock available at the end of that month|
Recommended Secondary Data Sources
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