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Table 1 Description and values of parameters in the age-specific SEICAR model

From: Effectiveness of potential antiviral treatments in COVID-19 transmission control: a modelling study

Parameter Description Unit Value Range Method
βii * Transmission relative rate among age group i Individuals−1·days−1 Shown in text  ≥ 0 Curve fitting
βij * Transmission relative rate from age group i to j Individuals−1·days−1 Shown in text  ≥ 0 Curve fitting
βji * Transmission relative rate from age group j to i Individuals−1·days−1 Shown in text  ≥ 0 Curve fitting
βjj * Transmission relative rate among age group i Individuals−1·days−1 Shown in text  ≥ 0 Curve fitting
κ Relative transmissibility rate of asymptomatic to symptomatic individuals 1 0.65 0–1 Refs. [31, 39, 41, 42]
p Proportion of the asymptomatic 1 0.36 0.016–0.78 Refs. [31, 35, 41, 43,44,45]
ω Incubation relative rate days−1 0.2 0.05556–0.5 Refs. [31, 41, 46,47,48]
ω Latent relative rate days−1 0.2 0.05556–0.5 Refs. [31, 41, 46,47,48]
qi*/qj* Severely rate of symptomatic in age group i/j 1 Shown in text  ≥ 0 Analysis of data
γ Recovered/Removed rate of the symptomatic days−1 0.2 0.1111–0.3333 Refs. [31, 36, 47, 49,50,51]
γ′ Recovered/Removed rate of the asymptomatic days−1 0.1 0.04762–1 Refs. [31, 52]
fci*/ fcj* Fatality of the disease in age group i/j 1 Shown in text  ≥ 0 Analysis of data
  1. *i and j represent age group 1 to 4, respectively, and i ≠ j