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Table 4 Estimates of active disease prevalence and basic reproduction number for tuberculosis transmission models (1) and (3)

From: Interpreting measures of tuberculosis transmission: a case study on the Portuguese population

Systema S P (10−3) I (10−5) L T (10−4) R 0
1 0.844 1.059 4.261b 0.155 1.148 1.116
3 0.930 1.316 4.261b 0.069 1.148 2.237
3 with varying α and γ pr: 0.844 pr: 1.059 4.261b pr: 0.059 1.148c pr: 1.116
Pr: 0.940 Pr: 1.348   Pr: 0.155   Pr: 2.421
  1. Abbreviations: S Susceptible, P Primary infection, I Active Infection, L Latent Infection, R 0 Reproduction number, pr 0.5% percentile, Pr 99.5% percentile.
  2. a- parameter values according to Table 1 unless stated otherwise.
  3. b- estimated directly from tuberculosis incidence.
  4. c- estimation is not a function of α or γ.