contact rate

contact rate

Epidemiology The rate at which susceptibles meet infecteds, measured as individuals per unit time
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Lester's hard contact rate is up, and his soft contact rate is down, but perhaps thanks to some friendly winds at Wrigley Field, the flyballs are not leaving the yard.
The Minister said that government was working on the review of the contact rate to accommodate changes in prices of materials.
Impacts are computed from a string of equations initiated by an estimate of the contact rate c, which is formulated as the contact rate per unit of effort [beta], multiplied by the amount of fishing effort f,
"Our contact rate went from sixty percent to ninety percent," Semrani notes.
Lender Contact Rate Period Max Fee Redemption ING Direct 0800 032 8800 3.45% to 30.9.13 75% - To 30.9.13 Skipton BS 0800446776 5.99% to31.7.13 95% pounds 195 To31.7.13 Yorkshire BS 0845 120 0874 3.79% to 30.9.14 75% pounds 495 To 30.9.14 ING Direct 0800 032 8800 4.99% to 30.9.16 80% - To 30.9.16 Britannia 08000132322 6.19% to31.8.16 90% - To31.8.16 Yorkshire BS 0845 120 0874 5.49% to 30.9.21 75% pounds 95 To 30.9.21 ING Direct 0800 032 8800 2.50%D to 30.9.13 70% - To 30.9.13 HSBC 0800 494999 2.79%D for 2 years 80% pounds 99 1st 2 yrs Scottish BS 0131 313 7700 3.29%D for 3 years 80% - 1st 3 yrs HSBC 0800 494 999 2.39%V for term 60% - None first direct 0845 610 0100 2.89%V for term 75% pounds 499 None HSBC 0800 494999 4.69%V for term 90% - None
That is the same contact rate seen among 30- to 49-year-olds, but is well below that of Americans 50 and older.
Rather than attempting to eradicate pathogens or the wild species that may harbor them, a practical approach would include decreasing the contact rate among species, including humans, at the interface created by the wildlife trade.
GAO determined the trends in the percent of returns filed that are audited (contact rate) compared with similar data on taxpayer contacts through other enforcement programs for fiscal years 1993 through 2002.
The Hydrosnubber HS4 and HS4W, for Branson IW Series welders ($625 and $675 respectively), control the contact rate during welding without restricting down speed, thus preventing cracked parts and incompletely staked heads.
In an example embodiment, when a communication is received by a networked contact centre, a contact rate value may be examined in order to determine whether to allow the communication to reach contact centre resources.
the strong sensitivity of [R.sub.0] to the transmission rate [beta] indicates that efforts in finding intervention strategies that manage to systematically lower the contact rate of persons of all age groups promise an effective means for lowering [R.sub.0]" (4).
* Although television ads attract most dollars, magazine ads generate higher contact rates: in the first half of this year the contact rate associated with magazine ads was 25%, compared with 20% for television.