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Table 1 The attributes and their definition and levels

From: Preferences of Iranians to select the emergency department physician at the time of service delivery

Attribute Price (pr) Experience (exp) Time (tm) Physician type (pt) Responsibility (rsp)
Definition Price of receiving emergency service by a physician Physician experience (in years) working in ED Waiting time to receive ED service Type of Physician responsible for the treatment of patients Sense of responsibility and effort of the physician in treating the patient
Levels Free 2 years Immediately General physician Low
  0.66US$ 5 years 15 min Emergency medicine specialist Middle
  1.33US$ 10 years 30 min   High
  3.33US$ 20 years 60 min   
Number of levels 4 4 4 2 3