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Table 3 Correlations between exponential growth rate (calculated at weeks one through six) with observed RSV epidemic size, start date, days to peak, and duration.

From: Modeling the variations in pediatric respiratory syncytial virus seasonal epidemics

Epidemic Weeks used for Exponential Growth Rate Epidemic Size Observed Start (t0) Days Until Peak Duration
1 0.30 -0.52 0.17 0.09
2 0.58 -0.63 -0.33 -0.30
3 0.62 -0.51 -0.36 -0.47
4 0.69 -0.43 -0.44 -0.58
5 0.78 -0.40 -0.56 -0.64
6 0.81 -0,40 -0.59 -0.62