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Table 4 Errors in estimating the total number of events in the training set by three causes of death, and percentage of reclassified events undetermined intent

From: A method for reclassifying cause of death in cases categorized as “event of undetermined intent”

  Relative error in prediction of the total number of actual cause of events (percent) Percent of unclassified events of undetermined intent
Non-transport accidents Suicide Homicide
No lower limit −17 4 59 0
ECP ≥ 0.5 −16 5 56 3
ECP ≥ 0.6 −14 5 50 10
ECP ≥ 0.7 −11 6 38 26
ECP ≥ 0.75 −9 6 31 38
ECP ≥ 0.8 −7 6 24 49
ECP ≥ 0.85 −5 6 16 62
ECP ≥ 0.9 −2 5 5 75
  1. Note: Relative error in predicting the total number of actual cause of death is equal (D P i  − D A i )/D A i