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Table 5 Median CCC by cause of death: adults

From: Improving performance of the Tariff Method for assigning causes of death to verbal autopsies

Adult causes No HCE HCE HCE difference
Median (%) 95 % UI Median (%) 95 % UI
GBD cause group A: Communicable and maternal disorders
 Maternal 65.7 (64.9, 66.4) 68 (67.3, 68.4) 2.3
 Malaria 29.9 (29.9, 29.9) 57.9 (55.2, 58.8) 28
 AIDS 18.4 (17.8, 18.9) 51 (50.5, 51.8) 32.6
 Tuberculosis 21 (20.5, 21.6) 43.5 (43.1, 44.3) 22.5
 Diarrhea/dysentery 33.1 (32.1, 33.8) 38.5 (37.8, 39.3) 5.4
 Other infectious diseases 3.2 (3.0, 3.3) 15.9 (15.5, 16.6) 12.7
 Pneumonia 4.6 (4.0, 4.9) 15.2 (14.7, 15.5) 10.6
GBD cause group B: Non-communicable diseases
 Esophageal cancer 58.8 (58.8, 58.8) 79.4 (79.4, 79.4) 20.6
 Cirrhosis 69.4 (68.3, 70.9) 75.8 (73.6, 76.2) 6.4
 Breast cancer 70.6 (69.8, 70.9) 74.8 (74.8, 76.4) 4.2
 Prostate cancer 48.5 (48.5, 48.5) 65.7 (62.5, 65.7) 17.2
 Asthma 31.3 (31.3, 31.3) 57.1 (57.1, 65.7) 25.8
 Epilepsy 39.9 (39.9, 48.5) 57.1 (57.1, 57.1) 17.2
 Colorectal cancer 17.3 (16.7, 18.1) 51.2 (50.5, 51.9) 33.9
 Diabetes 31 (30.3, 31.3) 50.9 (50.2, 51.6) 19.9
 Stroke 43.3 (42.9, 43.8) 50.4 (49.8, 51.0) 7.1
 Acute myocardial infarction 41.2 (40.4, 42.2) 44.4 (43.5, 44.9) 3.2
 Cervical cancer 20.9 (19.6, 20.9) 40.1 (38.7, 40.1) 19.2
 Other cardiovascular diseases 16.5 (15.9, 17.0) 37.3 (36.4, 38.0) 20.8
 Leukemia/lymphomas 18.1 (17.6, 18.1) 34.9 (34.0, 36.6) 16.8
 Stomach cancer 16.3 (16.3, 16.3) 29.2 (29.2, 35.6) 12.9
 Renal failure 5 (4.7, 5.4) 28.9 (28.5, 29.6) 23.9
 Lung cancer 12.8 (9.8, 12.8) 28.7 (28.7, 28.7) 15.9
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 5.2 (5.2, 5.2) 17.6 (17.6, 17.6) 12.4
 Other non-communicable diseases 7 (6.7, 7.3) 14.6 (14.1, 15.0) 7.6
GBD cause group C: Injuries
 Road traffic 76.9 (76.0, 77.3) 81.5 (81.5, 82.5) 4.6
 Drowning 84.1 (84.1, 84.1) 81.3 (80.2, 84.1) −2.8
 Bite of venomous animal 87.1 (87.1, 87.1) 80.7 (80.7, 80.7) −6.4
 Homicide 72.2 (70.6, 73.0) 78.4 (77.9, 79.9) 6.2
 Other injuries 68.3 (64.3, 68.3) 72.3 (69.1, 72.3) 4
 Fires 72.5 (72.5, 72.5) 71.7 (69.1, 72.5) −0.8
 Falls 58.3 (56.9, 59.3) 59.3 (58.8, 60.4) 1
 Poisonings 34.4 (31.3, 34.4) 57.9 (55.8, 57.9) 23.5
 Suicide 7.1 (6.9, 8.4) 9.8 (7.6, 10.3) 2.7
Summary
 Group A 25.1 (24.9, 25.5) 41.3 (41.0, 41.6) 16.2
 Group B 30.8 (30.4, 31.0) 46.7 (46.5, 47.0) 15.9
 Group C 61.9 (61.8, 62.5) 65.3 (65.1, 65.8) 3.4
 Total 37.8 (37.6, 37.9) 50.5 (50.2, 50.7) 12.7