Simulation model of tuberculosis epidemiology adaptability to Indian conditions

Sivaraman, V. and Umasankar, V. (1979) Simulation model of tuberculosis epidemiology adaptability to Indian conditions. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 26 (1). pp. 4-10.

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Abstract

The assumptions underlying a simple simulation model of tuberculosis epidemiology are reviewed with particular reference to Indian conditions. Some modifications are suggested to reflect the observed epidemiological trends. The model is then fed with the compiled relevant parameters. By comparing the observed trend with the estimated trend it is concluded that the model is valid. The trend predicted by the present model agrees closely with the one by a more complex model. Pilot epidemiological surveys are recommend-ad with a view to bring about further refine-ments in the model.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis Epidemiology, Model, Simulation, Indian condition, Epidemiological Surveys, Azuma’s model, BCG Vaccination
Subjects:Population Characteristics > Population
Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > India
Environment and Public Health > Public Health > Epidemiologic Methods > Data Collection > Health Surveys
Health Occupations > Medicine > Epidemiology
Therapeutics > Biological Therapy > Immunotherapy > Immunization > Immunotherapy, Active > Vaccination
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Natural Sciences > Science > Models, Theoretical
Immunologic and Biological Factors > Biological Products > Vaccines > Bacterial Vaccines > Tuberculosis Vaccines > BCG Vaccine
ID Code:1904
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:22 January 2007

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