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Table 1 Overview of main study design and demographic parameters used in simulations. Community size distributions are described in study simulation section

From: Identifying optimal threshold statistics for elimination of hookworm using a stochastic simulation model

Default epidemiological and study parameter values Explanation
LF MDA programme Annual 4 years of MDA community-wide, coverage of 0.65, 0.65, 0.40 for pre-SAC, SAC and adults, respectively [25]
STH MDA programme Bi-annual 3 years of MDA community-wide, coverage of 0.70, 0.70, 0.60 for pre-SAC, SAC and adults, respectively [3]
Baseline prevalence Prevalence after LF MDA programme. Prevalence between 5 and 40%
Community size distribution Vellore, Tamil Nadu: Mean = 263 and approximate range 100–800
Indian census data, 2001: Mean = 2680 and approximate range 50–7500
Diagnostic test McMaster, based on two samples