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Table 1 Descriptions of the variables used for defining an active screening strategy

From: Cost-effectiveness modelling to optimise active screening strategy for gambiense human African trypanosomiasis in endemic areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Variable Name Definition Value range
c Screening coverage Proportion of the village population screened in a visit. 0–90%
t Screening interval Time between active screening visits to a village. 0.25–5 years
za Active zero-detections Number of consecutive active screenings where no cases are detected for the cessation of active screening. 1–5 screenings
zr Reactive zero-detections Number of consecutive reactive screenings where no cases are detected for the cessation of reactive screening. 1–3 screenings