Estimating Population Cause-Specific Mortality Fractions from in-Hospital Mortality: Validation of a New Method

Christopher J. L. Murray1*, Alan D. Lopez2, Jeremy T. Barofsky3, Chloe Bryson-Cahn3, Rafael Lozano4 1 Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, 2 School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia, 3 Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, 4 Director General de Información, Secretería de Salud, Mexico DF, Mexico