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Table 1 Input values for the probabilities in the model. Min. and Max. values were used in sensitivity analysis.

From: An economic analysis of premarriage prevention of hepatitis B transmission in Iran

Variable Definition Baseline Min. Max. References
P1 Prevalence of HBsAg positivity in general population 0.02 0.01 0.09 2–6
P2 Prevalence of HBcAb positivity in general population 0.20 0.15 0.40 2,3
P3 Probability of becoming HBsAg + for an HBsAg + person's spouse 0.05 0.04 0.15 8–11
P4 Probability of becoming HBsAg + for an HBsAg + person's spouse after receiving prevention protocol § 0.005 0 0.0125 12–23
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