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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 A1

Transmission rates (λϋ) from an infectious person in age group j to a susceptible person in age group i.

Age group of infectious (j), y Age group of susceptible (i), y
0–4 5–18 19–64 >65
0–4 0.00059 0.00062 0.00033 0.00080
5–18 0.00058 0.00061 0.00033 0.00080
19–64 0.00057 0.00053 0.00032 0.00080
>65 0.00057 0.00054 0.00029 0.00102

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