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

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  1. Exploring the details of these findings

    Peter Byass, UmeÃÂ¥ University

    30 August 2011

    I would love to be able to comment in detail on these findings, which as you point out in the paper are surprising given the subsrtantial number of published studies in which the InterVA suite of interpretative models has performed well. However, I would need to see the datasets you used in order to do this.

    Competing interests

    I lead the team at the UmeÃÂ¥ Centre for Global Health Research which has developed the InterVA system over the past decade