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Table 1 Attributes (independent variables) specification and levels

From: Assessing willingness to pay for health care quality improvements

GPVFAR Geographical proximity; 1 for “Very Far”, 0 for otherwise
GPFAR Geographical proximity; 1 for “Far”, 0 for otherwise
GPAVG Geographical proximity; 1 for “Average”, 0 for otherwisea
WTVLONG Waiting time; 1 for “Very long”, 0 for otherwise
WTLONG Waiting time; 1 for “Long”, 0 for otherwise
WTAVG Waiting time; 1 for “Average”, 0 for otherwise
WTNLONG Waiting time; 1 for “Not long”, 0 for otherwiseb
ATTDVBAD Attitude of hospital staff; 1 for “Very bad”, 0 for otherwise
ATTDBAD Attitude of hospital staff; 1 for “Bad”, 0 for otherwise
ATTDGOOD Attitude of hospital staff; 1 for “Good”, 0 for otherwisec
SAMNEVER Seeing the same doctor; 1 for “Never”, 0 for otherwise
SAMRARE Seeing the same doctor; 1 for “Rarely”, 0 for otherwise
SAMEOFTN Seeing the same doctor; 1 for “Often”, 0 for otherwised
DPRSC Doctor–patient relationship; average of five items’ scores multiplied by 20, range [20,100]
DRUGNONE Drug availability; 1 for “None of them”, 0 for otherwise
DRUGSOME Drug availability; 1 for “Some of them”, 0 for otherwisee
RECOVSC Chance of recovery; average of five items’ scores multiplied by 20, range [20,100]
SEX Sex; 1 for female, 0 for male
AGE Age; in years
EDUC Education; number of schooling years
INCOME Income in Bangladeshi Taka (BDT) (continuous)
LOCATION Location; 1 for rural, 0 for urban
NATURE Nature; 1 for private, 0 for government
REASON Reason of medical visit; 1 for acute reason, 0 for otherwise
  1. Notes: aGeographical proximity = “Close” and “Very close” are combined and included in the constant.
  2. bWaiting time = “Not long at all” is included in the constant.
  3. cAttitude = “Excellent” is included in the constant.
  4. dSeeing the same doctor = “Always” is included in the constant.
  5. eDrug Availability = “All” is included in the constant”.