Journal article

Record-linkage comparison of verbal autopsy and routine civil registration death certification in rural north-east South Africa: 2006-09

Jane Joubert, Debbie Bradshaw, Chodziwadziwa Kabudula, Chalapati Rao, Kathleen Kahn, Paul Mee, Stephen Tollman, Alan D Lopez, Theo Vos

International Journal of Epidemiology | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2014


Awarded by Wellcome Trust, UK

Awarded by National Institute on Ageing of the NIH

Awarded by William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by: the Medical Research Council/Wits University/Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt); the South African Medical Research Council; and Statistics South Africa. The research was carried out while the first author held a University of Queensland Research Scholarship and the Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. The Agincourt HDSS was funded by: the Wellcome Trust, UK (grants no. 058893/Z/99/A, 069683/Z/02/Z, 085477/Z/08/Z); the National Institute on Ageing of the NIH (grants 1R24AG032112-01 and 5R24AG032112-03); the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (grant 2008-1840); the Andrew W Mellon Foundation, USA; and the University of the Witwatersrand and Medical Research Council, South Africa. The funders had no role in study design, data collection, analysis, decision to publish or preparation of the manuscript.