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Table 1 Climate zone, abbreviation, reporting rate, average age at infection, basic reproduction number, vaccine coverage and target ages for 31 provinces in China from 2008–2011

From: Age patterns and transmission characteristics of hand, foot and mouth disease in China

  Province Abbreviation Report rate (%) A a R 0 b p c c (%) Target ages (years old)
Plateau zone Tibet TB 2.00 4.7 15.8 94 4, 10–14
Qinghai QH 1.79 3.8 19.5 95 3–6
Middle temperate zone Heilongjiang HLJ 6.50 3.9 19.3 95 3–6
Jilin JL 12.28 3.8 19.8 95 3–6
Inner Mongolia IM 9.8 4.2 18.0 94 4–6
Liaoning LN 11.96 3.8 19.7 95 3–6
Ningxia NX 7.61 3.5 21.5 95 3–6
Gansu GS 3.46 3.9 19.3 95 4–5
Mixer zone Xinjiang XJ 1.99 3.8 19.5 95 3–5
Warm temperate zone Beijing BJ 21.97 3.6 20.7 95 3–5
Tianjin TJ 18.97 3.8 19.9 95 4–5
Hebei HeB 9.35 3.0 25.2 96 2–6
Shanxi SX 7.63 3.4 22.2 96 3–5
Shangdong SD 10.48 3.1 24.4 96 2–6
Henan HeN 7.34 2.6 29.2 97 2–6
Shaanxi ShX 11.17 3.0 24.6 96 2–5
Subtropical zone Jiangsu JS 12.65 3.2 23.3 96 3–5
Anhui AH 10.45 2.8 26.7 96 2–6
Shanghai SH 21.09 3.4 21.9 95 3–6
Hubei HB 9.85 2.9 26.2 96 2–5
Sichuan SC 4.88 3.0 25.2 96 2–5
Zhejiang ZJ 18.13 3.0 25.2 96 2–6
Chongqing CQ 6.07 3.1 24.0 96 3–5
Jiangxi JX 5.27 2.5 30.1 97 2–6
Hunan HuN 11.18 2.7 27.9 96 2–5
Guizhou GZ 5.36 3.0 25.0 96 2–5
Fujian FJ 11.79 2.7 27.2 96 2–6
Yunnan YN 6.37 3.2 23.5 96 3–6
Guangdong GD 18.24 2.9 25.9 96 2–5
Guangxi GX 19.96 2.8 27.0 96 2–6
Tropical zone Hainan HN 24.83 2.6 28.7 97% 2–5
  1. aThe average age at infection. bThe basic reproduction number assuming mixing is homogeneous. cThe critical immunization coverage rate