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The WHO 2016 verbal autopsy instrument: An international standard suitable for automated analysis by InterVA, InSilicoVA, and Tariff 2.0

Nichols, Erin K.; Byass, Peter; Chandromohan, Daniel; Clark, Samuel J.; Flaxman, Abraham D; Jakob, Robert; Leitao, Jordanao; Maire, Nicolas; Rao, Chalapati; Riley, Ian; Setel, Philip W.

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Background Verbal autopsy (VA) is a practical method for determining probable causes of death at the population level in places where systems for medical certification of cause of death are weak. VA methods suitable for use in routine settings, such as civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems, have developed rapidly in the last decade. These developments have been part of a growing global momentum to strengthen CRVS systems in low-income countries. With this momentum have come...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/256623
Source: PLoS Medicine
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002486
Access Rights: open access

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