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Table 1 Descriptive results of early detection of Type 2 diabetes for two fixed cohorts in Puli, Taiwan

From: Estimation of progression of multi-state chronic disease using the Markov model and prevalence pool concept

Number of Transition   Type of Transition Transition probability
(1) First screen    
Asymptomatic    
Type 2 diabetes 105 (1 → 2, age at first screen(A)) P12(A)
Negative 1114 (1 → 1, age at first screen(A)) P11(A)
Total 1219   
(2) Second screen    
Asymptomatic    
Type 2 diabetes 10 (1 → 2, 4 year) P12(X)
Negative 227 (1 → 1, 4 year) P11(X)
Total 237   
Death 8 (1 → 4, time to death(t)) dP21(X)