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Table 2 Basic and effective reproduction numbers for P1 and P2 (higher and lower socioeconomic groups respectively)

From: The effects of non-pharmaceutical interventions on SARS-CoV-2 transmission in different socioeconomic populations in Kuwait: a modeling study

  Effective reproduction number, \( {\mathcal{R}}_e \) Basic reproduction number, \( {\mathcal{R}}_0 \)
Subpopulation 25 Feb – 22 Mar (Prior to partial lockdown) 22 Mar – 3 Apr (After partial lockdown) 19-Apr-2020
P1 1·19 (1·04–1·34) 1·05 (0·82–1·26) 1·02 (0·91–1·14) 1·08 (1·00–1·26)
P2 1·75 (1·26–2·11) 2·89 (2·30–3·70) 1·51 (1·13–1·96) 2·36 (2·03–2·71)
  1. * 95% Confidence Interval (CI) values are given in parentheses. P1 and P2 are the subpopulations of higher and lower socioeconomic status, respectively