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Table 4 Force of infection estimates. Estimates of EURO force of infection (FOI) and that from Italian case notifications; computations were based on standard techniques described by Anderson & May [9].

From: The pre-vaccination regional epidemiological landscape of measles in Italy: contact patterns, effort needed for eradication, and comparison with other regions of Europe

  Force of infection/FOI (% / year)
Age group (years) 0–1 2–4 5–10 11–17 18+
Italy-UR 7 15 31 19 6
EURO 12 28 40 20 10