Parameter Definition symbol Units Point estimate Range Source
Bleaching q - 0.5 0.0-1.0 Assumed
Transmissibility b - 0.6 0.11-0.95 [24]
Recruitment rate L People/year 500 - Assumed
Natural mortality ยต /year 0.0142 0.01-0.02 [18]
Modification factor h - 0.7 0.1-1.0 [19]
Duration of acute phase g /year 0.077 0.038-0.077 [23]
Proportion of withdrawals q - 0.5 0.0-1.0 Assumed
AIDS related mortality rate d /year 0.33 - [18]
Rate of progression to AIDS stage f /year 0.125 0.01-0.125 [18]
Table 1: Model parameters and their interpretations.
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