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Table 4 The E-M iteration results for a Three-state Markov model taking missing data on interval cases into account

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 0.0103 0.1089
1 0.0104 0.1107
5 0.0107 0.1135
6 0.0107 0.1135
  (0.0064~0.0180) (0.0786~0.1639)
≥ 50 yrs   
0 0.0151 0.1176
1 0.0151 0.0926
11 0.0151 0.0926
12 0.0151 0.0926
  (0.0078~0.0294) (0.0579~0.1482)
< 50 yrs   
0 0.0075 0.1176
1 0.0075 0.1934
15 0.0075 0.1933
16 0.0075 0.1933
  (0.0029~0.0192) (0.0993~0.3761)
  1. λ 1:normal → asymptomatic. λ 2:asymptomatic → symptomatic