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Table 4 Willingness to pay (WTP) for service delivery in emergency departments in different groups

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

Variable Emergency Medicine Specialist Time to Receive Services Physician Experience
WTP Standard Error WTP Standard Error WTP Standard Error
High school or less education 6.699** 2.960 −0.096** 0.048 0.376** 0.176
Bachelor’s degree 64.272 163.588 −1.710 4.377 2.602 6.626
More than bachelor’s degree 26.377 16.597 −0.373 0.236 0.831 0.519
Males 25.036 16.009 −0.457 0.296 0.999 0.641
Females 19.290 12.754 −0.354 0.238 0.683 0.459
Low health status 5.279 3.402 −0.126 0.082 0.217 0.161
Average health status 8.011** 2.833 −0.179** 0.066 0.306** 0.121
High health status 116.289 323.951 −1.943 5.427 4.415 12.284
Age < 25 years 23.838 24.651 −0.497 0.521 1.174 1.227
Age 25–45 years 23.636* 14.118 −0.409* 0.247 0.871* 0.521
Age > 45 years 15.338 15.955 −0.327 0.346 0.397 0.437
Low income 8.760** 4.039 −0.197** 0.095 0.440** 0.215
High income 40.074 34.734 0.6913 0.603 1.410 1.218
Low financial status 9.585** 4.369 −0.204** 0.096 0.411** 0.196
Middle financial status 20.789* 11.972 −0.358* 0.209 0.799* 0.465
High financial status −64.888 173.920 1.215 3.239 −2.244 6.039
  1. Note: **P-value< 0.05, * P-value< 0.10