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Volume 6, Number 3—June 2000

Perspective

A Dynamic Transmission Model for Predicting Trends in Helicobacter pylori and Associated Diseases in the United States

Marcia F.T. Rupnow*Comments to Author , Ross D. Shachter*, Douglas K. Owens*†, and Julie Parsonnet*
Author affiliations: *Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA; †Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA

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Figure 1

Compartmental model of Helicobacter pylori transmission and disease progression. In this model, the population is divided into compartments according to age, infection status, and clinical state. Boxes represent population subgroups and arrows indicate transitions between subgroups, as well as flow into and out of the population (birth and death).

Figure 1. Compartmental model of Helicobacter pylori transmission and disease progression. In this model, the population is divided into compartments according to age, infection status, and clinical state. Boxes represent population subgroups and arrows indicate transitions between subgroups, as well as flow into and out of the population (birth and death).

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1Specific graphs can be made available to readers upon request.

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