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Table 1 Comparison of physician consensus (PC) and community coordinator (CC) for underlying neonatal cause of death (COD)

From: Classifying perinatal mortality using verbal autopsy: is there a role for nonphysicians?

CC for underlying cause of death PC for underlying cause of death CC total
  Preterm/ Low birth weight   Asphyxia Fetal Trauma Tetanus Unknown/ no cause Other1  
Preterm/low birth weight 14 11 3 0 1 0 2 31
Infection 1 19 3 0 0 0 0 23
Asphyxia 4 5 13 0 0 0 0 22
Fetal trauma 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 7
Tetanus 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 6
Unknown/no cause 0 6 3 0 0 2 1 12
Other1 1 5 6 0 0 2 3 17
PC total 20 52 31 0 5 4 6 118
  1. 1Other includes congenital malformation, birth trauma, and neonatal accident,
  2. Percent concordant = (55/118) × 100 = 46.6%. (This includes COD coded as Other.)