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Table 2 Estimated percentage of healthcare worker households with unmet child care needs, ω, closure effectiveness (CE), and actual diabetes prevalence for example counties

From: Projected geographic disparities in healthcare worker absenteeism from COVID-19 school closures and the economic feasibility of child care subsidies: a simulation study

State County Unmet child care needs (%) ω CE (%) Diabetes (%) Rural (%)
AL Conecuh 13.2 (13.1, 13.3) 2.24 7.3 20 81
CA Fresno 12.9 (12.9, 12.9) 3.13 9.4 10 11
CA San Francisco 3.7 (3.7, 3.7) 0.47 6.8 8 0
NY Bronx 11.2 (11.2, 11.2) 0.75 9.2 13 0
SD Todd 19 (18.8, 19.2) 2.93 7.6 15 100
TX Hidalgo 16.8 (16.7, 16.8) 2.52 9.7 10 5
  1. Closure effectiveness is defined as the percent reduction in peak hospital bed demand when R0=2. A constant R0 is used as an adjustment measure to illustrate comparisons of closure effectiveness between counties strictly based on demographics and not levels of social contact