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Figure 3

From: Direct estimation of cause-specific mortality fractions from verbal autopsies: multisite validation study using clinical diagnostic gold standards

Figure 3

Estimated versus true cause fractions for AIDS, maternal, pneumonia, and drowning in adults in 500 random resamplings of the validation dataset. Causes like pneumonia were overestimated when rare but underestimated when common, while causes like drowning were estimated with accuracy that does not depend closely on true cause fraction.

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