Model parameters

λ
 
Force of infection (per day), calculated using^{*}
    
1/r

365

Mean duration of infection (days) [6, 16]

N(μ,σ^{2})

μ=365

σ^{2}=75^{2}

Consensus

p

5.7%

Prevalence at baseline [11]

Bin(n,p)

n=2519

\text{p}=\frac{143}{2519}

[11]

α
 
Effective testing rate (per day), calculated using^{†}
    
c

22.2%

Coverage of testing uptake (per year) [11]

Bin(n,p)

n=2377

\text{p}=\frac{527}{2377}

[11]

δ

8.0%

Treatment failure [17]

U(a,b)

a=0%

b=50%

Consensus

f

estimated

Fraction of women becoming infected with chlamydia who will develop PID
    
Input parameter

x

30.0%

Proportion of PID cases due to chlamydia in control group [11]

Bin(n,p)

n=23

\text{p}=\frac{7}{23}

[11]
