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Table 3 Medical record quality age and cause of death

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

Age Rank Quality (%)a  
High Low Number of deaths
Adult Acute myocardial infarction 24.5 75.5 424
COPD 20.9 79.1 153
Other cardiovascular diseases 28.2 71.8 174
Other digestive diseases 32.5 67.5 154
Stroke 57.9 42.1 463
Child Encephalitis 0.0 100 34
Gastroenteritis and colitis 48.6 51.4 35
Meningitis 0.0 100 28
Pneumonia 21.8 78.2 147
Sepsis 2.1 97.9 48
Neonate Birth asphyxia 2.4 97.6 800
Low birth weight 25.1 74.9 231
Other neonatal diseases 8.8 91.3 80
Other respiratory diseases 5.6 94.4 36
Sepsis of newborn 0.6 99.4 316
  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%