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Table 2 Key model input parameters for the four settings, stratified by vaccine serotypes (VT) and non-vaccine serotypes (NVT) where appropiate

From: Estimating the contribution of different age strata to vaccine serotype pneumococcal transmission in the pre vaccine era: a modelling study

 AgePopulationCarriage prevalenceSample sizeClearance rate
VTNVTVTNVT
E&W< 1 year629,2000.430.12510.0140.014
1–5 years3,009,2000.250.151380.0290.029
6–14 years5,999,0000.080.10520.0560.056
15–20 years4,132,9000.000.1380.0570.057
21–49 years21,368,7000.000.022320.0590.059
50+17,905,9000.000.0020.0590.059
Kilifi< 1 year96170.410.46390.0090.012
1–5 years45,1700.340.441270.0200.023
6–14 years68,5470.150.39820.0490.050
15–20 years33,2890.140.25560.0490.050
21–49 years72,1430.070.22970.0490.050
50+24,2140.040.201040.0490.050
Finland< 1 year56,7480.120.054000.0220.022
1–5 years284,8280.240.104120.0220.022
6–17 years764,1920.080.03860.0330.033
18+4,130,8430.020.012630.0330.033
Nha Trang< 1 year20940.270.07410.0140.014
1–5 years15,2390.250.20630.0290.029
6–17 years40,3240.020.09550.0560.056
18–49 years115,5380.010.012620.0590.059
50+37,5440.010.01980.0590.059