Automated versus physician assignment of cause of death for verbal autopsies: randomized trial of 9374 deaths in 117 villages in India

CGHR reports the first ever randomized comparison of automated computer coding of causes of death versus standard physician coding among 10,000 deaths in 117 villages in India. Current computer algorithms do not perform to the standard of two physician coders.

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