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Table 4 Fit statistics for models with different sets of parameters allowed to vary across epidemic year.

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

Model: Min RSE Models Min RMSE Models Schwarz Criterion
Parameters that vary by epidemic year Sum RSE Sum % Error Sum RMSE Sum % Error RSE RMSE
Time Offset 128 114 4.3 197 20050 2905
Transmission Parameter 152 127 4.6 217 20992 3288
Detection Fraction 154 202 4.6 221 21073 3287
Time Offset & Transmission Parameter 115 58 3.8 179 19556 2239
Time Offset & Detection Fraction 122 110 4.1 185 19871 2736
Transmission Parameter & Detection Fraction 147 119 4.4 218 20936 3254
All 113 75 3.5 188 19578 1946
  1. The RSE and RMSE column values represent the models with the minimum of the fit statistic over that category. The % error is the sum of the absolute values of the % error in estimating epidemic size.