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Table 2 Characteristics of the 547 respondents in the study

From: How to reform western care payment systems according to physicians, policy makers, healthcare executives and researchers: a discrete choice experiment

Characteristic Value
Age 50 ± 11 years*
Seniority 23 ± 11 years*
Female sex 31%
Stakeholder role, based on work content°  
Physician 67%
Policy maker 22%
Healthcare executive 34%
Researcher 30%
Domain of expertise, self-rated°  
Medicine 69%
Nursing 3%
Allied health 6%
Policy 17%
Executive management 17%
Financial management 8%
Public health 10%
Quality of care 17%
Health economics 13%
Psychology 2%
Social sciences 3%
Human resource management 4%
Law 5%
Ethics 4%
Insurance 5%
Pharmacy 3%
Geographical area  
Canada 10%
Eastern Europe 9%
Western Europe 25%
Oceania 18%
United States of America 37%
Practice setting § °  
Solo primary care 13%
Group primary care 19%
Non-teaching hospital 8%
Teaching hospital 34%
Care payment system in use to pay physicians°  
Salary 67%
Fee for service 60%
Episode-based 6%
Capitation 16%
Quality bonus or adjustment 16%
Evidence informed case rate 2%
Never event non-reimbursement/warranty 1%
  1. *The ± values are means ± SD.
  2. °Respondents could select more than one response category.
  3. §These characteristics pertain to physicians only.