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Table 4 Partial chance-corrected concordance (and 95 % uncertainty intervals) on three datasets for 35 train/test iterations

From: Naive Bayes classifiers for verbal autopsies: comparison to physician-based classification for 21,000 child and adult deaths

Study (training/testing sample size)a NBC OTM InterVA-4b Median all three classifiers
MDS 0.54 0.47 0.39 0.47
(11,000/555) (0.54, 0.55) (0.46,0.47) (0.36,0.41)
Agincourt 0.43 0.38 0.34 0.38
(2,300/2,300) (0.44,0.45) (0.37,0.38) (0.32,0.37)
Matlab 0.47 0.47 0.41 0.47
(1,000/1,000) (0.47,0.49) (0.46,0.47) (0.39,0.43)
Median all three datasets 0.47 0.47 0.39 0.47
  1. NBC naïve Bayes classifier, OTM open-source Tariff Method, VA verbal autopsy, MDS Million Death Study
  2. aTraining/testing sample size, with no training required for InterVA-4
  3. bInterVA-4 was evaluated on a testing data set of 50 randomly selected records out of 555 records, in each of the 35 iterations