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Table 5 Tradeoffs between extra trips to hospital and extra minutes of travel time to hospital and other attributes

From: Women’s preferences for inpatient and outpatient priming for labour induction: a discrete choice experiment

Preferred attribute level Number of extra trips women prepared to accept to have preferred attribute levela Extra travel time per trip women prepared to accept to have preferred attribute levelb Total extra minutes of travel time women prepared to accept to get preferred attribute level
Environment while waiting for gels to work    
 Own home 1.42 extra trips (2.42 trips total) 30.6 minutes per trip 73.3 minutesc
 Private room with private bath n/a   54.7 minutesd
Familiarity with midwife    
 One of a team of 4–5 midwives met before (vs rostered midwife)    
  Outpatient 0.24 extra trips (1.24 trips total) 5.1 minutes per trip 6.3 minutesc
  Enhanced inpatient n/a   14.2 minutesd
One of a pair of midwives met before (vs rostered midwife)    
  Outpatient 0.47 extra trips (1.47 trips total) 10.1 minutes per trip 14.9 minutesc
  Enhanced inpatient n/a   28.5 minutesd
A midwife that they know well (vs rostered midwife)    
  Outpatient 0.71 extra trips (1.71 trips total) 15.2 minutes per trip 26.0 minutesc
  Enhanced inpatient n/a   42.7 minutesd
  1. aβownhome/βtrips; (βmidwifeOP *attribute LevelmidwifeOP)/βtrips.
  2. bβownhome/βtraveltimeOP; (βmidwifeOP *attribute LevelmidwifeOP)/βtraveltimeOP.
  3. ctotal trips (column2) *minutes per trip (column3) = total minutes.
  4. dβprivateroom&bath/βtraveltimeIP; (βmidwifeIP *attribute LevelmidwifeIP)/βtraveltimeIP.