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Table 7 The number of undetermined cases among the brought-in-dead child cases and the concordance rate of CoDs among the cases with determined CoDs by both of Death Notification Form and SmartVA in the University Teaching Hospital

From: Analysis of causes of death among brought-in-dead cases in a third-level Hospital in Lusaka, Republic of Zambia, using the tariff method 2.0 for verbal autopsy: a cross-sectional study

 NumberPercentage
Both Undetermined5124.9%
Undetermined only by Death Notification Form1733.2%
Undetermined only by SmartVA6062.4%
Both Determined7737.6%
 Matched CoDs between both methods5368.8%
 Unmatched CoDs between both methods2431.2%
 Kappa coefficient0.635 (95% CI: 0.548–0.740)
  1. NB: CoDs cause of deaths