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Table 2 The E-M iteration results for a three-state Markov model

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

  Parameter
Iteration λ 1 (95% CI) λ 2 (95% CI)
Overall   
----- ---------- 0.1176
1 0.0108 0.1141
2 0.0108 0.1141
3 0.0108 0.1142
  (0.0045~0.0258) (0.0614~0.2122)
≥ 50 yrs   
----- --------- 0.1176
1 0.0151 0.0926
2 0.0151 0.0926
3 0.0151 0.0926
  (0.0049~0.0470) (0.0416~0.2062)
<50 yrs   
----- ---------- 0.1176
1 0.0075 0.1934
2 0.0075 0.1933
3 0.0075 0.1933
  0.0075 0.1933
  (0.0019~0.0300) (0.0732~0.5099)
  1. λ 1:normal → asymptomatic λ 2:asymptomatic → symptomatic