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Table 7 Impact of closing institutions when >5 infections per 1000 subjects are observed in the community. Estimates are cumulative numbers per 100 inhabitants, unless otherwise specified.

From: A 'small-world-like' model for comparing interventions aimed at preventing and controlling influenza pandemics

Outcomes Closing schools (Outbreak, n = 111) Closing schools and workplaces (Outbreak, n = 101)
  Mean Minimum-Maximum Mean Minimum-Maximum
Infections     
   Total 9.7 0.5–19.5 1.1 0.6–2.1
Childrena 10.3 1.6–23.1 2.0 0.6–3.8
Adultsa 9.9 0.6–23.7 0.8 0.4–1.5
Elderlya 6.1 0.3–14.5 0.8 0.1–3.2
Physician visits 6.4 0.6–14.1 0.7 0.4–1.4
Hospital admissions 0.36 0.03–0.9 0.04 0.0–0.11
Deaths 0.081 0–0.3 0.009 0.0 – 0.04
Lost workdaysb 324 80–464 1885 977–5484
Duration of closure (days) 101 13–107 27 14–78
  1. aPer 100 individuals of a given age
  2. bPer 100 working adults