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Table 1 Age-group specific estimates \(\widehat {\text {IFR}}_{a}^{(i)}\) as well as population-averaged estimates \(\overline {\text {IFR}}_{\text {DE}}^{(i)}\) for Germany under age-independent infection risk, based on studies i{O’Driscoll[5],Verity[11],Perez-Saez[12],Levin[6]}

From: Estimating effective infection fatality rates during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany

Age group O’Driscoll [5] Verity [11] Perez-Saez [12] Levin [6]
0-4 0.002 [0.001; 0.002] 0.002 [0.000; 0.025] 0.002 [0.000; 0.019] 0.001 [0.001; 0.001]
5-14 0.000 [0.000; 0.000] 0.004 [0.001; 0.037] 0.001 [0.000; 0.011] 0.002 [0.001; 0.003]
15-34 0.009 [0.007; 0.010] 0.041 [0.019; 0.110] 0.007 [0.003; 0.013] 0.016 [0.014; 0.020]
35-59 0.122 [0.115; 0.128] 0.349 [0.194; 0.743] 0.070 [0.047; 0.097] 0.226 [0.212; 0.276]
60-79 0.992 [0.942; 1.045] 2.913 [1.670; 5.793] 3.892 [2.985; 5.145] 2.491 [2.294; 3.266]
80+ 7.274 [6.909; 7.656] 7.800 [3.800; 13.30] 5.600 [4.300; 7.400] 15.61 [12.20; 19.50]
\(\overline {\text {IFR}}_{\text {DE}}^{(i)}\) 0.756 [0.717; 0.796] 1.296 [0.694; 2.453] 1.254 [0.959; 1.661] 1.687 [1.407; 2.139]
  1. IFR estimates are given in percentages (with 95% confidence intervals in brackets)