RAAB7 features

RAAB7’s enhanced features compared to its

predecessor (RAAB6)


Feature1 RAAB6 RAAB7
Preparation for data collection    
Centralised support and guidance
Certified Trainer scheme
User manual
Preparation checklist  
Template protocol for ethics  
Written informed consent template for participants  
Covid guidance  
Sample size calculator tool
Selection of clusters from sampling frame tool
Upload and storage of sampling frame source, stratification by group of interest  
Standardised training week and materials for quality assurance and consistency
Software-supported training week  
Data collection    
Mobile data collection2
Encrypted, automatic data transfer to secure cloud-based server  
Presenting and pinhole visual acuity measurement
Uncorrected visual acuity measurement  
Measurement of visual acuity using integrated Peek Acuity mobile application  
Real-time logic skips and guided decision making  
Mop up list to capture details on unavailable participants and facilitate return  
GPS data collection  
Optional diabetic retinopathy module
Optional disability module  
Real-time data collection quality assurance for RAAB Trainer via web dashboard  
Data management & analysis    
Bespoke software for data management and analysis
Offline software for data entry, management and analysis  
Consistency and logic check across dataset before analysis
Automated static reports (PDF)
Dynamic reports (PDF and html) with interpretation support  
Cloud based data storage  
Option for local data storage
Data outputs    
Template findings report  
Template PowerPoint findings presentation  
Data repository with RAAB data availability at Principal Investigator’s discretion
Permanent storage of RAAB data for safe keeping as term of use  



1The list does not include additional features still in development
2mRAAB6 – was an interim system development step between RAAB6 and RAAB7, with mobile data collection and transfer of data via USB to RAAB6 Software.