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Performance of InterVA for assigning causes of death to verbal autopsies: multisite validation study using clinical diagnostic gold standards

Rafael Lozano1*, Michael K Freeman1, Spencer L James1, Benjamin Campbell1, Alan D Lopez2, Abraham D Flaxman1, Christopher JL Murray1 and the Population Health Metrics Research Consortium (PHMRC)

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1 Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

2 University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Brisbane, Australia

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Population Health Metrics 2011, 9:50  doi:10.1186/1478-7954-9-50

Published: 5 August 2011

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Additional file 1:

Mapping between InterVA input questions and PHMRC survey questions for adults.

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Additional file 2:

Mapping between InterVA input questions and PHMRC survey questions for children.

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Mapping between InterVA input questions and PHMRC survey questions for neonates.

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Regional prevalence priors used for InterVA.

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Mapping between InterVA causes and PHMRC causes for adults.

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Mapping between InterVA causes and PHMRC causes for children.

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Mapping between InterVA causes and PHMRC causes for neonates.

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Chance-corrected concordance (%) for adult, child, and neonatal causes across 500 Dirichlet draws (excluding free text, one cause selection).

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Additional file 9:

Results of regressing true CSMFs on estimated CSMFs for adult, child, and neonatal causes (excluding free text, one cause selection).

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