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Table 2 Medical record quality by age and location (n = 4914 deaths)

From: The quality of medical death certification of cause of death in hospitals in rural Bangladesh: impact of introducing the International Form of Medical Certificate of Cause of Death

Category Rank Quality (%)a Total Deaths (%)b
High Low
Age Adult 38.5 61.5 59.7
Child 21.6 78.4 9.4
Neonate 6.7 93.3 30.8
Location Chandpur District Hospital 15.9 84.1 20.5
Comilla Medical College Hospital 31.1 68.9 71.2
Private Clinic/Hospital 31.2 68.8 2.9
Upazila Health Complex 13.8 86.2 5.5
  1. High Quality: GS1 (highest level of certainty), GS2A (high level of certainty), GS2B (high level of certainty)
  2. Low Quality: GS3 (reasonable level of certainty), GS4 (unsupported)
  3. arows sum to 100%
  4. bcolumn sums to 100% within each category