The Impact of Household Structures on Pandemic Influenza Vaccination Priority

Hung-Jui Chang, Jen-Hsiang Chuang, Yang-Chih Fu, Tsan-Sheng Hsu, Chi-Wen Hsueh, Shu-Chen Tsai, Da-Wei Wang

Abstract

The household structure is an important aspect of population based simulation. How to generate a mock population with specific household structure characteristics is thus an important question. The network structure is one of the dominant factors for contact-based disease transmission. And household structure is the most important source of close contact among small groups. We identify the percentage of elderly-children households as an important character and study the process to generate mock population with specified percentage of elderly-children households. The generated mock populations are fed into the agent-based simulation module to study the impact of household structure on vaccination policy.

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Chang H., Chuang J., Fu Y., Hsu T., Hsueh C., Tsai S. and Wang D. (2015). The Impact of Household Structures on Pandemic Influenza Vaccination Priority . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-758-120-5, pages 482-487. DOI: 10.5220/0005539204820487


in Bibtex Style

@conference{simultech15,
author={Hung-Jui Chang and Jen-Hsiang Chuang and Yang-Chih Fu and Tsan-Sheng Hsu and Chi-Wen Hsueh and Shu-Chen Tsai and Da-Wei Wang},
title={The Impact of Household Structures on Pandemic Influenza Vaccination Priority},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},
year={2015},
pages={482-487},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005539204820487},
isbn={978-989-758-120-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - The Impact of Household Structures on Pandemic Influenza Vaccination Priority
SN - 978-989-758-120-5
AU - Chang H.
AU - Chuang J.
AU - Fu Y.
AU - Hsu T.
AU - Hsueh C.
AU - Tsai S.
AU - Wang D.
PY - 2015
SP - 482
EP - 487
DO - 10.5220/0005539204820487