From: Assessing potential countermeasures against the dengue epidemic in non-tropical urban cities
Parameter | Symbol | Value | Source |
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Fixed parameters | |||
Host population (Meguro City, Tokyo) | N _{h} | 2.7×10^{5} | [16] |
Host population in the high-risk (H) area | \(N_{\mathrm {h}}^{\mathrm {H}}\) | N _{h}×1/31 | |
Host population in the low-risk (L) area | \(N_{\mathrm {h}}^{\mathrm {L}}\) | N _{h}×30/31 | |
Transmission rate (vector to host) | b | 0.46 | [25] |
Transmission rate (host to vector) | c | 0.83 | [25] |
Host recovery rate | γ | 1/7 | [26] |
Vector birth rate | μ _{b} | 1/30 | [18] |
Vector natural mortality rate | \(\mu _{\mathrm {m}}^{\text {nt}}\) | 1/30 | [18] |
Uncertain parameters | |||
Biting rate | a | 0.122 (base case) | |
Vector excess mortality rate | \(\mu _{\mathrm {m}}^{\text {ex}}\) | 0 (base case) | |
Number of vectors per host in the H area | r ^{H} | 100 (base case) | [18, 19] |
Number of vectors per host in the L area | r ^{L} | 0.22 (base case) | |
Host mobility rate (from the L to H area) | w _{HL} | 0.078 (base case) | |
Host mobility rate (from the H to L area) | w _{LH} | \(w_{\text {HL}}N_{\mathrm {h}}^{\mathrm {L}}/N_{\mathrm {h}}^{\mathrm {H}}\) | |
Quarantine proportion | q | 0 (base case) |