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Table 3 Estimated values of Willingness to Pay (WTP) in Euros, per a Quality-adjusted life year (QALY)

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

  Mean (95% CI) 10thPercentile 25thPercentile 50thPercentile 75thPercentile 90thPercentile
WTP/QALYa in €, out of pocket payment 10,119 (5,989–14,249) 35 132 673 3,661 14,643
WTP/QALYa in €, through taxes 28,187 (19,933–6,441) 49 160 915 5,129 36,118
WTP/QALYb in €, out of pocket payment 10,305 (6,317–14,293) 40 160 960 3,840 15,360
WTP/QALYb in €, through taxes 28,093 (19,035–37,150) 53 192 1,280 7,680 33,353
WTP/QALYa,c in €, out of pocket payment 7,626 (3,876–11,377) 26 77 366 2,214 9,019
WTP/QALYa,c in €, through taxes 14,926 (9,207–20,647) 31 100 473 2,885 30,281
WTP/QALYa,d in €, out of pocket payment 12,634 (5,231–20,037) 89 271 1,282 5,178 14,642
WTP/QALYa,d in €, through taxes 41,559 (26,142–56,976) 114 341 1,471 8,942 82,057
  1. aQALY calculated as the difference between calculated utility and perfect health.
  2. bQALY calculated as the difference between the value expressed in the Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and perfect health.
  3. cOnly those patients with utilities below the median are considered.
  4. dOnly those patients with utilities above the median are considered.
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