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Verbal autopsy completion rate and factors associated with undetermined cause of death in a rural resource-poor setting of Tanzania

By Mathew A Mwanyangala, Honorathy M Urassa, Jensen C Rutashobya, Chrisostom C Mahutanga, Angelina M Lutambi, Deodatus V Maliti, Honorati M Masanja, Salim K Abdulla and Rose N Lema
Topics: Research
Publisher: BioMed Central
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3160934
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