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

  • Rafael Lozano1Email author,
  • Michael K Freeman1,
  • Spencer L James1,
  • Benjamin Campbell1,
  • Alan D Lopez2,
  • Abraham D Flaxman1,
  • Christopher JL Murray1 and
  • the Population Health Metrics Research Consortium (PHMRC)
Population Health Metrics20119:50

Received: 13 April 2011

Accepted: 5 August 2011

Published: 5 August 2011

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Original Submission
13 Apr 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
30 May 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Daniel Chandramohan
10 Jun 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ayaga Agula Bawah
14 Jun 2011 Author responded Author comments - Rafael Lozano
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Jun 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Aug 2011 Editorially accepted
5 Aug 2011 Article published 10.1186/1478-7954-9-50

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington
University of Queensland, School of Population Health