Parameter | Scenario | Distribution | Source | ||
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No treatment | Mobile clinic | Community Health Worker | |||

Incidence of pneumonia (episodes per child per year) | 0.7 | 0.7 | 0.7 | Beta | Rudan et al. [30] |

Care-seeking behaviour | n/a | Median duration before care sought = 3 days, Cumulative probability of seeking care = 90% | Lognormal |
Kallander et al [26] Sodemann et al [45] | |

Probability that treatment is available on any given day | 0% |
100% on day of weekly visit, 0% on other days | 100% | n/a | Assumption of the model |

Probability of correct diagnosis and prescription | n/a | 90% | 80% | Beta |
Kallander et al [27] Dawson et al [12] Lim et al [42] |

Probability of adherence to treatment | n/a | 80% | Beta | Checchi et al [41] | |

Probability that treatment for non-severe pneumonia is efficacious | n/a | 95% | Beta |
Hazir et al [13] Lim et al [42] | |

Probability that treatment for severe pneumonia is efficacious | n/a | 90% | 80% | Beta |
Kabra et al [14] Lim et al [42] Zaman et al [46] Johnson et al [47] Hazir et al [13] Banajeh et al [48] |