Table 2

Model Transmission and Person-to-Person Contact Parameter Values[32]
Contact Group Infected Susceptible Value
Household Adult Adult .4
Household Child Adult .3
Household Adult Child .3
Household Child Child .6
School Elementary Student Elementary Student .0435
School Middle Student Middle Student .0375
School High Student High Student .0315
Workplace Adult Adult .0575
Hospital HCW HCW .0575
Hospital HCW Patient .01
Hospital Patient HCW .01
Neighborhood All Child .0000145
Neighborhood All Adult .000725
Community All Child .00003175
Community All Adult .00018125

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Potter et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:977   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-977

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