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Volume 13, Number 4—April 2007


Effectiveness of Interventions to Reduce Contact Rates during a Simulated Influenza Pandemic

Michael J. Haber*Comments to Author , Davis K. Shay†, Xiaohong M. Davis†, Rajan Patel‡, Xiaoping Jin†, Eric Weintraub†, Evan Orenstein§, and William W. Thompson†
Author affiliations: *Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡Amgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, California, USA; §Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Table 1

Mixing matrix for the simulation model

Age stratum, y Mixing group
Household Daycare center School Workplace Community LTCF*
0–4 + + +
5–18 + + +
19–64 + + +
≥65, at home + +
≥65, in LTCF +

*LTCF, long-term care facility.

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