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Table 2 Best fitted model parameters estimates

From: Dynamic models of pneumococcal carriage and the impact of the Heptavalent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on invasive pneumococcal disease

US vaccine coverage cN Degree Epsilon Waning Duration of PCV7 protection Deviance
80% 0.86 0.85 0.88 0.12 8.5 381.09
82% 0.85 0.82 0.88 0.12 8.5 381.16
84% 0.86 0.79 0.88 0.12 8.3 382.16
86% 0.85 0.76 0.87 0.12 8.3 383.12
88% 0.85 0.73 0.87 0.12 8.0 384.48
90% 0.85 0.70 0.86 0.13 7.7 386.29
  1. Best fitted results of cN (competition parameter), epsilon (mixing parameter), waning (1/duration of vaccine protection), degree of vaccine protection, and Poisson deviance from the optimization according to a 1+ dose of US PCV7 coverage