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Table 2 Vital Statistics Performance Index (VSPI) scores for under-5 deaths in Yucatan, Mexico, 2015–2016

From: Assessment of the quality of the vital registration system for under-5 mortality in Yucatan, Mexico

Dimension Original ICD codes Recoded ICD codes GBD estimates
Raw (%) Weighted (%) Raw (%) Weighted (%) Mexicoa (%) Yucatanb (%)
Garbage codesc 87.4 91.8 88.4 92.4 92.8 92.1
Age/sex unspecifiedc 98.8 99.1 98.8 99.1 99.3 99.3
Medically impossible diagnosesc 96.5 97.1 97.4 97.8 99.1 99.1
Completeness 94.8 98.8 94.8 98.8 98.9 98.6
Length of cause list 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Overalld 78.9 87.2 80.6 88.5 90.3 89.4
  1. aEstimates for Mexico are from the Global Burden of Disease study for all age groups between 2013 and 2014
  2. bEstimates for Yucatan are from the Global Burden of Disease study for all children under 5 years of age between 2015 and 2016
  3. cSubtracted from one so that higher values are preferable to lower, as with other indicators
  4. dOverall score is a product of the VSPI categories of garbage codes, age/sex unspecified, impossible diagnoses, and completeness