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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the models investigateda

From: Comparative review of three cost-effectiveness models for rotavirus vaccines in national immunization programs; a generic approach applied to various regions in the world

  POLYMOD Roxanne CoRoVa
Developers HPA GSK University Groningen
Software platform Excel Excel Excel
Dynamic vs. static Static Statistic Static
Deterministic vs. stochastic Deterministic Deterministic Deterministic
Open vs. closed Open Closed Closed
Cohort vs. population-based Multi-cohort Cohort Cohort
Special features Stepwise waning Breastfeeding effects modeled In- between dose efficacies modeled
  1. aSpecific questions regarding the three models should be attended to Dr Raymond Hutubessy (email address: