Selection of adult deaths for inclusion in study conducted to validate both physician-certified verbal autopsy (PCVA) and the InterVA model against the hospital cause of death (HCOD). The figure shows the validation study design and the selection process of the adult deaths. The underlying cause of death determined by both InterVA and PCVA were compared against the corresponding HCOD.
Bauni et al. Population Health Metrics 2011 9:49 doi:10.1186/1478-7954-9-49