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1

What are the three variables that determine disease reproductive rate

likelihood of transmission per partnership

duration of infection

rate of partner change

2

What is the equation for reproductive rate

Ro = BcD (x), where x = proportion susceptible

for x, at time = 0, x = 100%

3

What is "core group"

a physiological concept based on behaviour. It's not an actual population

4

T/F Concurrency partners will more likely be passing diseases

True

5

What is assortative mixing?

core group mixing with core group. Highest risk of disease transmission

6

What is the danger of introducing any STI campaigns

It is only targeting non-core group, leading to assortative mixing in the core group

7

Which HPV strains will most likely cause warts

6 and 11