Volume 10, Number 2—February 2004
2004 SARS Edition
SARS Outbreak, Taiwan, 2003
|Parameter||Estimated value||90% CI||p value|
|SARSb death rate||ρ=0.0062||0.0023 to 0.00101||0.0125|
|Discharge rate of probable case-patients||σ=0.0747||0.000c to 0.1500||<0.0001d|
|Admission rate of suspected case-patients||β=0.3370||0.0814 to 0.5927||0.0336|
|Reclassification rate from suspected to probable case||γ=0.0797||0.0281 to 0.1311||0.0142e|
|Rule-out rate of suspected cases||α=0.4271||0.3571 to 0.5927||-|
|Proportion of probable cases in suspected class||δ=0.4783||-||-|
aAll rates are per day.
bSARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome.
dp value for 1–ρ–σ.
ep value for γδ.
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