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From: Using verbal autopsy to measure causes of death: the comparative performance of existing methods

Figure 3

Sensitivity (%) for 5 methods for 34 adult causes. Figure 3 shows the median sensitivity for each method (except King-Lu which does not provide individual cause of death assignments) for 34 adult causes. Cells are shaded from red (low sensitivity) to green (high sensitivity) to help identify the relative differences between sensitivities across methods and causes. COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; GBD, Global Burden of Disease; HCE, health care experience; PCVA, physician certified VA; RF, Random Forest; SSP, Simplified Symptom Pattern; TB, tuberculosis.

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