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Table 1 General population input parameters

From: Validation of a Novel Forecasting Method for Estimating the Impact of Switching Pneumococcal Conjugate Programs: Evidence from Belgium

Parameter (source) Age range (years)
0 < 2 2–4 5–15
Current population [13] 241,509 379,405 1,429,064
Annual change in birth rate 0%   
Mortality per 100,000 [12] 103.38 5.89 5.35
Case fatality rates (per 100,000) [1, 7]
 Bacteremia 0.01 0.01 0.03
 Meningitis 0.11 0.03 0.03