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Table 2 Agreement between physicians and InterVA model CODs allocation bysocio-demographic characteristics of deceased in Dabat, Ethiopia

From: Agreement between physicians and the InterVA-4 model in assigning causes ofdeath: the role of recall period and characteristics specific to the deceasedand the respondent

Variables number Number % agree Kappa (95% CI)
Sex    
  Male 186 62.9 0.46 (0.4, 0.6)
  Female 222 56.8 0.32 (0.2, 0.4)
Age in years    
  15-49 127 67.7 0.59 (0.5, 0.7)
  50-64 140 57.1 0.25 (0.2, 0.4)
  ≥65 141 54.6 0.37 (0.3, 0.5)
Marital status    
  Single 83 58.5 0.36 (0.3, 0.5)
  Married 325 63.9 0.56 (0.5, 0.7)
Educational status    
  Illiterate 308 59.1 0.38 (0.3, 0.5)
  Literate 100 61.0 0.43 (0.3, 0.5)
Residence    
  Rural 306 59.8 0.36 (0.3, 0.5)
  Urban 102 58.8 0.44 (0.3, 0.5)
Occupational status    
  Farmer 298 58.8 0.42 (0.3, 0.5)
  Gov’t/private employee 110 61.8 0.41 (0.3, 0.5)
Family    
  1-4 282 58.9 0.37 (0.3, 0.5)
  ≥5 126 61.1 0.46 (0.4, 0.6)
Death place    
  Home 336 55.7 0.36 (0.3, 0.5)
Health facility 32 62.5 0.50 (0.3, 0.7)
  Other 40 90.0 0.54 (0.2, 0.8)