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Table 2 Changes in Cause-Specific chance corrected concordance (CCC) with additional Gold Standard cases

From: Robustness of the Tariff method for diagnosing verbal autopsies: impact of additional site data on the relationship between symptom and cause

 Median Chance-Corrected Concordance (%)
PHMRC95% UICombined95% UIDifference
Adult Cause
 Fires68.8(67.4, 71.1)77(75.7, 78.1)8.2
 Leukemia/Lymphomas27.4(25.6, 28.4)34.7(33.6, 35.7)7.3
 Esophageal Cancer59.6(58.1, 61.9)65.6(63.1, 67.1)6
 Road Traffic82.8(82.1, 83.7)87.4(86.6, 88.1)4.6
 AIDS50.5(49.6, 51.6)54.9(53.8, 55.8)4.4
 Other Infectious Diseases12.6(11.7, 13.5)16.8(16.1, 17.5)4.2
 Maternal80.8(80, 81.9)84.8(83.9, 85.3)4
 Renal Failure34.1(33.1, 35.5)38.1(37.2, 38.6)4
 Bite of Venomous Animal94.3(93.5, 95.3)98.2(96.2, 100)3.9
 Pneumonia15.5(14.3, 16.3)19.3(18.8, 20)3.8
 Stroke55.7(54.3, 56.3)59.1(58.4, 60.1)3.4
 Homicide77.9(77, 78.9)81.2(79.8, 81.9)3.3
 Other Cardiovascular Diseases25.9(24.4, 27.2)29(28.1, 30.1)3.1
 Falls60.9(59.9, 62.3)63.9(62.8, 64.5)3
 Diarrhea/Dysentery36.5(35.5, 37.9)39.2(38.1, 40.3)2.7
 Prostate Cancer60.6(58.8, 62.5)63(60.7, 64.7)2.4
 Diabetes43.3(42.2, 44.7)45.6(44.8, 46.4)2.3
 Lung Cancer24.3(22.7, 25.8)26.1(24.7, 27.4)1.8
 Malaria45.7(43.4, 46.8)47.5(46, 48.4)1.8
 Ischemic Heart Disease32.7(31.6, 33.7)34.4(33.2, 35.2)1.7
 Other Cancers5.3(4.4, 5.8)6.9(6.2, 7.3)1.6
 Cervical Cancer66.9(65.6, 67.8)67.9(66.4, 69.3)1
 Colorectal Cancer22.5(20.6, 23.6)23.5(22.2, 24.7)1
 Other Non-communicable Diseases10.3(9.7, 10.9)11.2(10.5, 11.6)0.9
 Breast Cancer78.7(77.7, 79.8)79.4(78.5, 80.1)0.7
 Poisonings57(55.8, 58.8)57.6(55.9, 59)0.6
 Chronic Respiratory45.3(44.2, 46.3)45.6(44.5, 46.7)0.3
 Drowning89.3(88.3, 90.1)89.5(88.5, 90.6)0.2
 Stomach Cancer26.2(24, 27.5)23.5(22.1, 24.8)−2.7
 Cirrhosis51.5(49.7, 52.8)48.4(48.4, 50.2)−3.1
 TB45.8(44.6, 47.2)38.5(37.8, 39.8)−7.3
 Suicide13.6(12.3, 14.2)6(5.3, 6.6)−7.6
 Other Injuries64.6(63.1, 65.6)52.3(50.9, 53.9)−12.3
Child Cause
 Falls55.6(52.7, 58)66.7(64.9, 69.6)11.1
 Other Cancers31.7(29.4, 34.1)42.5(39.7, 45)10.8
 Pneumonia10(9.3, 11.2)16.6(15.4, 17.9)6.6
 Fires65.4(63.9, 68.6)71.7(69.9, 73.8)6.3
 Other Digestive Diseases24.5(21.3, 25.7)29.9(27.5, 31.1)5.4
 Other Cardiovascular Diseases36.8(35, 38.6)40.3(38.9, 42.4)3.5
 Measles80.6(78.1, 83.6)83.5(81.2, 85)2.9
 Poisonings68.9(65, 71.6)71.8(68.8, 73.8)2.9
 Road Traffic92.7(91.3, 93.8)95.4(93.8, 96.3)2.7
 Sepsis6.4(5.3, 7.9)8.8(7.4, 10)2.4
 Malaria56.3(54.9, 58)58(56.8, 60.5)1.7
 Bite of Venomous Animal100−100,100100(97.2, 100)0
 Diarrhea/Dysentery36.1(34.2, 37)36(34.4, 37.8)−0.1
 Encephalitis30(29.6, 33.5)29.8(27.1, 31.8)−0.2
 Drowning94.7(93.1, 96)94.5(93.4, 95.5)−0.2
 Violent Death85.2(83.5, 87.2)85(83.4, 86.8)−0.2
 Hemorrhagic fever55.8(52.8, 58)55(53.2, 57)−0.8
 Other Defined Causes of Child Deaths17.5(16.4, 19)15.8(14.1, 17.5)−1.7
 AIDS50.8(47.4, 53.7)47.5(47.2, 52.9)−3.3
 Meningitis20.3(17.9, 22.2)15.7(13.4, 16.9)−4.6
Neonate Cause
 Other Infectious Diseases22.4(21.1, 25)17.6(16, 19.2)−4.8
 Birth asphyxia32.8(31.6, 33.6)35.9(34.9, 36.9)3.1
 Preterm Delivery43.2(42.1, 44.1)45.8(44.9, 46.7)2.6
 Pneumonia13.4(12, 14.6)14.2(12.6, 15.1)0.8
 Stillbirth88.7(88, 89.2)88(87.5, 88.5)−0.7
 Congenital malformation36.2(35.4, 37.2)35(33.7, 36.2)−1.2
 Meningitis/Sepsis38.4(36.9, 40)32.2(31, 33.3)−6.2
  1. Abbreviations: UI Uncertainty Interval