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Table 5 Estimated age structure and population parameters

From: Domestic dog demographic structure and dynamics relevant to rabies control planning in urban areas in Africa: the case of Iringa, Tanzania

Age (y) age structure r(x) parameters
1 61.9% 9.1% λ = 1.10
2 15.6% 28.9% r = 0.14
3 13.6% 21.6% R0 = 1.45
4 5.7% 18.5% T = 2.70
5 2.7% 19.9%   
6+ 0.4% 1.9%   
  1. age structure of the estimated population after 21 iterations of the Leslie Matrix and the estimated reproductive value per female and ageclass (r(x)) in percent; λ = population growth y-1; r = intrinsic growth rate; R0 = net reproductive rate; T = generation time in years.