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Table 1 Baseline values used for the parameters in the transmission model

From: An individual-based network model to evaluate interventions for controlling pneumococcal transmission

Parameter Baseline value
Transmission probability:  
   Households 0.07 contact-1 week-1 [10]
   DCCs 0.04 contact-1 week-1 [8]
   School classes 0.03 contact-1 week-1 [22]
   Other contacts 0.04 contact-1 week-1 [10]
Age-related bias:  
   Individuals <1 yr 1.00 [10]
   Individuals 1–6 yrs 0.33 [10]
   Individuals 7–65 yrs 0.18 [10]
   Individuals >65 yrs 0.3 [33]
Proportion of children attending DCCs 79% [19]
Average group size (DCC) 16.7 children [21]
Average class size (school) 22 children [22]
Probability of other contacts 0.50