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Table 3 Comparison of physician consensus (PC) and community coordinator (CC) for underlying maternal cause of stillbirth

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

CC for underlying maternal cause of death PC underlying maternal cause of death CC total
  Antepartum hemorrhage   Prematurity Accident Prolonged labor Cord prolapse/complication Malpre-sentation Unknown/no cause Other1  
Antepartum hemorrhage 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
Maternal infection/sepsis 1 32 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 37
Prematurity 3 9 4 1 0 0 0 2 2 21
Maternal accident 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5
Prolonged labor 0 0 0 0 8 0 2 0 0 10
Cord prolapse/complication 1 2 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 9
Malpresentation 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5
Unknown/no cause 0 3 5 2 1 1 0 11 4 27
Other1 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 1 3 10
PC total 13 50 9 7 15 8 4 16 12 134
  1. 1 Other includes multiple delivery, hypertension/eclampsia, and post-term delivery
  2. Percent concordant = (76/134) × 100 = 56.7%. (This includes COD coded as Other.)