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Volume 12, Number 11—November 2006

Research

Targeted Social Distancing Designs for Pandemic Influenza

Robert J. Glass*Comments to Author , Laura M. Glass†, Walter E. Beyeler*, and H. Jason Min*
Author affiliations: *Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; †Albuquerque Public High School, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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Table 1

Groups, membership, networks, and mean frequencies of contact per link

Group (no. groups in community) Membership Average no. links per member Network type and parameters Mean frequency of contact per link per day
Households without older adults (2,730) 1–2 adults, 0–4 children, 0–4 teenagers, mean size 3.13 2.13 Fully connected 6
Households with older adults (742) 1–2 older adults, mean size 1.75 0.75 Fully connected 6
Extended families or neighborhoods (800) 0–2 older adults, 0–8 adults, 0–8 teenagers, 0–8 children, mean size 12.5 11.5 Fully connected 1
Child classes (69) 1 class per child, 20–35 children in each 4 Ring network, 2 neighbors on either side 6
Child random (1) All children 3 Random network link density 3/1,769 1
Teenager classes (264) 6 classes per teenager, 20–35 teenagers in each 4 Ring network, 2 neighbors on either side 1
Teenager random (1) All teenagers 3 Random network link density of 3/1,129 1
Adult work (351) 1 work group per adult, 10–50 adults in each 6 Ring network, 3 neighbors on either side 1
Adult random (1) All adults 3 Random network link density of 3/5,849 1
Older adult gathering (156) 1 gathering per person, 5–20 persons in each 4 Ring network, 2 neighbors on either side 1
Older adult random (1) All older adults 3 Random network link density of 3/1,249 1
Overall random (1) All age classes 25 Random network link density of 25/9,999 1/25 a day

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