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Table 3 Results of the parameter analysis

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

Parameter Correlation coefficient, r Regression coefficient, b Elasticity coefficient, q
Transmission probability:    
   Households 0.091 (.366) - -
   DCCs 0.962 (.000) 2 759 932 (.000) 5.62 (5.30–5.94)
   School classes 0.258 (.009) 312 819 (.000) 0.45 (0.11–0.80)
   Other contacts -0.159 (.113) - -
Age-related bias:    
   <1 yr -0.005 (.958) - -
   1–2 yrs 0.882 (.000) 189 226 (.000) 3.00 (2.68–3.32)
   3–4 yrs 0.841 (.000) 159 869 (.000) 2.47 (2.15–2.79)
   5–6 yrs 0.680 (.000) 79 561 (.000) 1.22 (0.95–1.48)
   7–18 yrs 0.343 (.000) 65 596 (.000) 0.56 (0.25–0.86)
   19–65 yrs 0.169 (.093) - -
   >65 yrs 0.103 (.307) - -
Duration factor 0.955 (.000) 117 047 (.000) 5.72 (5.36–6.07)
Proportion DCC attendance 0.597 (.000) 45 424 (.000) 1.79 (1.31–2.27)
Group size (DCCs) 0.948 (.000) 7 320 (.000) 5.02 (4.68–5.36)
Class size (school) 0.446 (.000) 818 (.000) 0.85 (0.51–1.19)
Probability of other contacts 0.054 (.591) - -
  1. Corresponding p-values respective 95% CI for the coefficients are indicated in brackets where appropriate.