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Table 1 Characteristics of included patients

From: Willingness to pay for a quality-adjusted life year: an evaluation of attitudes towards risk and preferences

  Mean (95% CI) Median (IQ range) Percentages (95% CI)
Age (years) 65.4 (64.1–66.6) 69 (55–78)  
Sex (Female)    60.7% (56.9–64.5%)
Spanish nationality    95.2% (93.5–96.9%)
Superior education    37.2% (33.5–40.9%)
Social group    
Manager, Director    9.1% (6.8–11.3%)
Intermediate positions    13.3% (10.6–16.0%)
Skilled non-manual worker    26.3% (22.9–29.7%)
Skilled manual worker    23.0% (19.7–26.2%)
Partially skilled worker    11.3% (8.8–13.8%)
Unskilled manual worker    17.1% (14.1–20.0%)
Family members 2.6 (2.5–2.7) 2 (2–3)  
Adjusted family income (€1,000) 0.873 (0.833–0.912) 0.707 (0.600–1.000)  
Another insurance    16.3% (13.4–19.2%)
Chronic condition    82.9% (79.9–85.9%)
Hospitalizations    29.2% (25.7–32.8%)
Doctor consultations/year 11.5 (10.7–12.4) 9 (4–15)  
Current tobacco consumption    16.3% (13.4–19.1%)
Excessive alcohol consumption    3.8% (2.2–5.3%)
Other drug consumption    0.8% (0.1–1.4%)
Self-perceived inclination to risk (1–10) 5.0 (4.8–5.2) 5 (3–7)  
Inclination to risk    8.9% (6.7–11.2%)
VAS – EuroQol-5D-3 L 65.6 (63.9–67.4) 70 (50–80)  
EuroQol-5D-3 L Utilities 0.68 (0.66–0.71) 0.76 (0.48–1.00)  
  1. 95% CI: Confidence Interval 95%.
  2. IQ range: Interquartile range (25–75 percentile).
  3. VAS-EuroQol-5D-3 L: Visual Analog Scale of EuroQol-5D-3 L questionnaire.
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