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Table 4 CSMF accuracy comparing the cause distributions of community and health facility deaths in the study countries

From: Using health facility deaths to estimate population causes of neonatal and child mortality in four African countries

CountryAnalysis methodNeonatal cause of death distribution, estimate (95% CI)Child cause of death distribution, estimate (95% CI)
CameroonEAVA0.77 (0.61, 0.86)0.89 (0.78, 0.91)
CameroonPCVA0.80 (0.61, 0.87)0.87 (0.77, 0.90)
MalawiEAVA0.76 (0.64, 0.85)0.87 (0.79, 0.91)
MalawiPCVA0.87 (0.75, 0.92)0.85 (0.76, 0.88)
NigerEAVA0.74 (0.59, 0.84)0.88 (0.71, 0.90)
NigerPCVA0.79 (0.63, 0.88)0.92 (0.75, 0.93)
NigeriaEAVA0.87 (0.76, 0.90)0.93 (0.86, 0.95)
NigeriaPCVA0.81 (0.70, 0.87)0.95 (0.87, 0.95)
  1. CSMF cause-specific mortality fraction, EAVA expert algorithm verbal autopsy, PCVA physician-coded verbal autopsy