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Table 3 List of keywords used as a checklist in the open narrative for the adult, child, and neonatal modules

From: A shortened verbal autopsy instrument for use in routine mortality surveillance systems

Neonate Child Adult
Asphyxia (lack of oxygen) Abdomen Chronic kidney disease
Incubator Cancer Dialysis
Lung problems Dehydration Fever
Pneumonia Dengue fever Heart attack (AMI)
Preterm delivery Diarrhea Heart problems
Respiratory distress Fever Jaundice (yellow skin or eyes)
  Heart problems Kidney (renal) failure
  Jaundice (yellow skin or eyes) Liver failure
  Rash Malaria