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Table 3 Linear regression models of garbage codes (GCs) rates by SDI and completeness. Brazil, 1996–2016

From: Changes in the quality of cause-of-death statistics in Brazil: garbage codes among registered deaths in 1996–2016

  1996–2005 2006–2016
Coefficients
Levels 1–2 GC
 Intercept 691.71* 217.42*
 SDI − 912.03* − 211.47*
 Completeness 0.28 0.30
Levels 3–4 GC
 Intercept − 25.61 210.46
 SDI 146.04* − 36.24
 Completeness 118.71* − 0.39
  1. *p < 0.05