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Guidelines for interpreting verbal autopsy data


These guidelines provide five steps for users of verbal autopsy (VA) to follow to help them interpret and present their data, and thus improve the utility of VA data for public health decision making.

Click on the next arrow to learn about the five steps.
Understand the VA Population
Step 2: Estimate the completeness of VA death reporting
Step 3: Assess the plausibility of the age–sex distribution of deaths from VA
Step 4: Conduct a plausibility analysis on the cause-specific mortality fractions from VA
Step 5: Present the main findings of your VA data for policy action

Download the guidelines here:

Guidelines for interpreting verbal autopsy data


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