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Table 1 Cause-specific mortality fractions for Medical Assistants and Tariff for Adults (n = 4328)

From: Comparing tariff and medical assistant assigned causes of death from verbal autopsy interviews in Matlab, Bangladesh: implications for a health and demographic surveillance system

Medical Assistants CSMF Tariff reallocated CSMF
Stroke 29.6 Stroke 32.0
Ischemic Heart Disease 14.2 Ischemic Heart Disease 14.0
Other Cardiovascular Diseases 8.2 Chronic Respiratory 11.0
Other NCD 7.4 Diabetes 6.0
Chronic Respiratory 6.7 Other NCD 5.0
Other Cancers 6.4 Cirrhosis 4.0
Other Infectious Diseases 3.6 Lung Cancer 3.0
Diabetes 2.3 Falls 3.0
Lung Cancer 1.6 TB 2.0
Falls 1.5 Diarrhea/Dysentery 2.0
Diarrhea/Dysentery 1.4 Road Traffic 2.0
Cirrhosis 1.4 Other Injuries 2.0
Other Injuries 1.2 Drowning 1.0
COD Outside the Top 15 10.2 Other Infectious Diseases 1.0
Undetermined 5.6 COD Outside the Top 15 12.0
  1. CSMF cause-specific mortality fraction, COD cause of death, NCD non-communicable diseases