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Table 3 Parameter setting of scenario 1 to 21 distinguished by α SPRT , β SPRT , α SIR , the number of simulated RMUs under risk (RMU), the simulated risk for these selected RMUs (Risk) and the size of the simulated clusters (“Methods” section)

From: Sequential tests for monitoring methods to detect elevated incidence – a simulation study

Scenario α SPRT β SPRT α SIR RMU Risk Method
1 0.05 0.10 0.05
2 0.05 0.05 0.05
3 0.05 0.01 0.05
4 0.01 0.10 0.05
5 0.01 0.05 0.05
6 0.01 0.01 0.05
7 0.05 0.10 0.01
8 0.05 0.05 0.01
9 0.05 0.01 0.01
10 0.01 0.10 0.01
11 0.01 0.05 0.01
12 0.01 0.01 0.01
13 0.05 0.05 0.05 10 1.50 20,000
14 0.05 0.05 0.05 10 2 20,000
15 0.05 0.05 0.05 10 4 20,000
16 0.05 0.05 0.05 10 1.50 40,000
17 0.05 0.05 0.05 10 2 40,000
18 0.05 0.05 0.05 10 4 40,000
19 0.01 0.05 0.05 10 2 20,000
20 0.05 0.10 0.05 10 2 20,000
21 0.05 0.05 0.01 10 2 20,000