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Table 5 Willingness to pay (WTP) for physicians with high and medium sense of responsibility in emergency departments in different groups

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

Variable High responsibility Medium responsibility
WTP Standard Error WTP Standard Error
High school or less education 23.403** 10.253 14.023** 6.256
Bachelor’s degree 221.245 566.027 137.443 352.324
More than bachelor’s degree 64.338 40.925 39.653 25.527
Males 77.591 50.146 48.446 31.512
Females 51.771 34.560 31.065 20.950
Low health status 17.601 10.784 9.415 5.978
Average health status 21.841** 7.854 14.735** 5.414
High health status 354.081 989.319 213.736 598.014
Age < 25 years 68.680 71.598 48.133 50.450
Age 25–45 years 68.520* 41.423 42.011 25.624
Age > 45 years 59.405 62.338 29.774 31.543
Low income 37.041* 17.262 22.655** 10.652
High income 103.548 90.402 64.059 56.270
Low financial status 33.416** 15.451 18.866** 8.879
Middle financial status 60.786* 35.333 39.900* 23.365
High financial status − 166.645 444.005 − 100.756 267.622
  1. Note: **P-value< 0.05, * P-value< 0.10