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Table 2 Statements included in the cluster analysis presented by clusters

From: Exploring consumers’ attitudes towards informal patient payments using the combined method of cluster and multinomial regression analysis - the case of Hungary

Group 1 2 3 Total
N 311 316 297 924
I will feel UNCOMFORTABLE if I leave the physician's office without a gratitude cash payment or gift in kind. 1 2 3 Total
No 170 (54.7%) 214 (67.7%) 252 (84.8%) 636 (68.8%)
Somewhat 72 (23.2%) 50 (15.8%) 30 (10.1%) 152 (16.5%)
Yes 69 (22.2%) 52 (16.5%) 15 (5.1%) 136 (14.7%)
I would RECOGNISE the hint of physicians or medical staff for an informal cash payment or a gift in kind. 1 2 3 Total
No 37 (11.9%) 30 (9.5%) 57 (19.2%) 124 (13.4%)
Somewhat 72 (23.2%) 67 (21.2%) 74 (24.9%) 213 (23.1%)
Yes 202 (65.0%) 219 (69.3%) 166 (55.9%) 587 (63.5%)
I will REFUSE to pay if a physician or medical staff ask me to pay informally for a medical service. 1 2 3 Total
No 134 (43.1%) 67 (21.2%) 49 (16.5%) 250 (27.1%)
Somewhat 85 (27.3%) 88 (27.8%) 51 (17.2%) 224 (24.2%)
Yes 92 (29.6%) 161 (50.9%) 197 (66.3%) 450 (48.7%)
I will PREFER to use private medical services if I have to pay informally for public medical services. 1 2 3 Total
No 171 (55.0%) 3 (0.9%) 212 (71.4%) 386 (41.8%)
Somewhat 76 (24.4%) 68 (21.5%) 70 (23.6%) 214 (23-2%)
Yes 64 (20.6%) 245 (77.5%) 15 (5.1%) 324 (35.1%)
If I have SERIOUS PROBLEMS with my health, I will be ready to pay as much as I have in order to get better medical services. 1 2 3 Total
No 27 (8.7%) 23 (7.3%) 119 (40.1%) 169 (18.3%)
Somewhat 67 (21.5%) 87 (27.5%) 123 (41.4%) 277 (30.3%)
Yes 217 (69.8%) 206 (65.2%) 55 (18.5%) 478 (51.7%)
Informal CASH payments to physicians and medical staff are similar to corruption. 1 2 3 Total
No 163 (52.4%) 7 (2.2%) 12 (4.0%) 182 (19.7%)
Somewhat 127 (40.8%) 105 (33.2%) 73 (24.6%) 305 (33.0%)
Yes 21 (6.8%) 204 (64.6%) 212 (71.4%) 437 (47.3%)
Gifts IN KIND to physicians and medical staff are similar to corruption. 1 2 3 Total
No 237 (76.2%) 79 (25.0%) 61 (20.5%) 377 (40.8%)
Somewhat 68 (21.9%) 112 (35.4%) 91 (30.6%) 271 (29.3%)
Yes 6 (1.9%) 125 (39.6%) 145 (48.8%) 276 (29.9%)
Informal CASH payments to physicians and medical staff are an expression of gratitude. 1 2 3 Total
No 17 (5.5%) 125 (39.6%) 157 (52.9%) 299 (32.4%)
Somewhat 86 (27.7%) 134 (42.4%) 117 (39.4%) 337 (36.5%)
Yes 208 (66.9%) 57 (18.0%) 23 (7.7%) 288 (31.2%)
Gifts IN KIND to physicians and medical staff are an expression of gratitude. 1 2 3 Total
No 7 (2.3%) 53 (16.8%) 95 (32.0%) 155 (16.8%)
Somewhat 47 (15.1%) 138 (43.7%) 141 (47.5%) 326 (35.3%)
Yes 257 (82.6%) 125 (39.6%) 61 (20.5%) 443 (47.9%)
Informal cash payments and gifts in kind to physicians and medical staff are INEVITABLE because of the low funding of the health care sector. 1 2 3 Total
No 51 (16.4%) 137 (43.4%) 180 (60.6%) 368 (39.8%)
Somewhat 117 (37.6%) 90 (28.5%) 80 (26.9%) 286 (31.0%)
Yes 144 (46.3%) 89 (28.2%) 37 (12.5%) 270 (29-2%)
Cash or gifts in kind, given informally to physicians and medical staff, should be ERADICATED. 1 2 3 Total
No 128 (41.2%) 15 (4.7%) 15 (5.1%) 158 (17.1%)
Somewhat 130 (41.8%) 79 (25.0%) 58 (19.5%) 267 (28.9%)
Yes 53 (17.0% 222 (70.3%) 224 (75.4%) 499 (54.0%)