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Table 3 Performance matrix of SVM models for six infectious diseases

From: Comparison of machine learning algorithms applied to symptoms to determine infectious causes of death in children: national survey of 18,000 verbal autopsies in the Million Death Study in India

Performance Measure Pneumonia Diarrhoeal diseases Malaria Meningitis/ encephalitis Measles Fever of unknown origin
Accuracy 0.90 0.97 0.91 0.80 0.92 0.87
Kappa 0.80 0.93 0.81 0.60 0.84 0.74
Recall/Sensitivity 0.88 0.98 0.92 0.76 0.88 0.87
Specificity 0.92 0.95 0.90 0.85 0.97 0.87
Precision 0.91 0.95 0.90 0.83 0.97 0.87
F1 score 0.90 0.97 0.91 0.79 0.92 0.87