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Table 4 Median CSMF accuracy across 500 Dirichlet draws, by age group and number of cause assignments (95% UI)

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

Age Module One cause Two causes Three causes
Adult Free text 0.549 (0.542, 0.557) 0.555 (0.548, 0.563) 0.556 (0.548, 0.564)
  No free text 0.546 (0.539, 0.553) 0.554 (0.548, 0.560) 0.555 (0.549, 0.561)
Child Free text 0.520 (0.513, 0.528) 0.503 (0.495, 0.511) 0.503 (0.496, 0.512)
  No free text 0.504 (0.496, 0.514) 0.487 (0.480, 0.494) 0.487 (0.482, 0.496)
Neonate Free text 0.405 (0.392, 0.420) 0.409 (0.397, 0.425) N/A
  No free text 0.404 (0.388, 0.419) 0.407 (0.393, 0.423) N/A