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Table 2 Cause-specific mortality fractions for Medical Assistants and Tariff for Children (n = 296)

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
Drowning 33.5 Drowning 36.8
Pneumonia 13.2 Pneumonia 12.4
Sepsis 4.7 Other Cardiovascular Diseases 9.9
Other Cancers 4.1 Other Cancers 8
Diarrhea/Dysentery 2.7 Other Infectious Diseases 7.1
Other Digestive Diseases 2.4 Other Digestive Diseases 4.2
Meningitis 1.7 Diarrhea/Dysentery 3.3
Other Cardiovascular Diseases 1.7 Meningitis 3
Encephalitis 1 Hemorrhagic fever 2.9
Other Infectious Diseases 0.7 Road Traffic 1.7
Road Traffic 0.7 Encephalitis 1.7
Bite of Venomous Animal 0.3 Fires 0.8
Other Child Causes of Death 24.7 Violent Death 0.8
COD Outside the Top 15 1.4 Other Child Causes of Death 4.9
Undetermined 7.8 COD Outside the Top 15 3.2
  1. CSMF cause-specific mortality fraction, COD cause of death