Sex ratio features of two-group SIR model for asymmetric transmission of heterosexual disease

C. Koide, H. Seno

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Abstract

We consider the SIR model with two sexual groups to discuss the effect of the asymmetricity in the transmission dynamics of STDs. It is shown that the asymmetric transmission between two groups results in the asymmetric structure of infective populations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-91
Number of pages25
JournalMathematical and Computer Modelling
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Epidemics
  • SIR model
  • Sex ratio

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications

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