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Table 3 Persistence time of ESBL-EC colonisation according to the household composition. Results presented for the household where the initial carrier was the woman

From: Hand hygiene improvement or antibiotic restriction to control the household transmission of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli: a mathematical modelling study

Control strategy Household compositiona Persistence time of ESBL-EC colonisation according to the household composition
Mean (days) SD Reduction from base case (days)
Base case b0c0 114.6 19.5
b0c1 127.6 40.4
b1c0 157.1 67.3
b1c1 188.6 87.1
HH improvement by 50% b0c0 113.1 15.9 −1.5
b0c1 119.0 28.4 −8.6
b1c0 129.3 40.6 −27.8
b1c1 141.4 54.5 −47.2
Reduction of antibiotic use b0c0 114.3 18.7 −0.3
b0c1 127.1 39.8 −0.5
b1c0 155.4 65.9 −1.7
b1c1 184.4 84.8 −4.2
  1. ab0c0–2 adults without children, b0c1–2 adults + child, b1c0–2 adults + baby, b1c1–2 adults + child + baby