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Table 1 Parameter values used in Figs. 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

From: Mathematical modeling of the effects of public health education on tungiasis—a neglected disease with many challenges in endemic communities

Parameter Symbol Value Source
Recruitment rate of susceptible class Λ 4.4 × 10−3 day−1 [41]
Effective contact rate β 1.4989 × 10−2 day−1 [42]
Dissemination rate ε 1.431 × 10−2 day−1 Assumed
Scaling factor α 0.2–0.990 Assumed
Disease-induced mortality rate σ 5.0 × 10−2 day−1 [42]
Recovery rate γ 4.27 × 10−1 day−1 [42]
Per capita natural death rate μ 1.6 × 10−2 day−1 [41]