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Table 1 Proportion of injuries and other variables in the sampled municipalities after investigation of ill-defined conditions using verbal autopsy (VA), Minas Gerais northeast, Brazil, 2007

From: Use of verbal autopsy in a national health information system: Effects of the investigation of ill-defined causes of death on proportional mortality due to injury in small municipalities in Brazil

Variables n (%)
Cause of death  
   Injury 19 (12.6)
   Medical causes 110 (72.8)
   Ill-defined 22 (14.6)
Age (years)  
   0-19 5 (3.3)
   20-59 40 (26.5)
   ≥60 106 (70.2)
Sex  
   Male 78 (51.7)
   Female 73 (48.3)
Rural area  
   Yes 29 (19.2)
   No 122 (80.8)
Death place*  
   Home 119 (79.3)
   Hospital 15 (10.0)
   Others 16 (10.7)
Having FHP**  
   Yes 138 (91.4)
   No 13 (8.6)
  1. *missing, not included (n = 1); ** Family Health Program