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Table 3 Summary statistics of fitted distributions for non-truncated and truncated data

From: Calculating the serial interval of SARS-CoV-2 in Lebanon using 2020 contact-tracing data

Data Distribution model Mean (95% CI) AIC
Non-truncated Normal (Mean, SD) 5.24 (4.37–6.03) 578.76
Truncated (> 0) Normal (Mean, SD) 5.68 (4.94–6.46) 528.99
Log-normal (meanlog = 1.51, sdlog = 0.70) 6.02 (5.06–6.97) 504.83
Gamma
Shape = 2.44, rate = 0.43
5.88 (5.65–6.11) 501.56
Weibull
Shape = 1.65, Scale = 6.36
5.78 (5.56–6.01) 503.24
  1. NB: AIC is Akaike information criterion