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Table 3 Patient’s assessment of geographical proximity

From: Assessing willingness to pay for health care quality improvements

Geographical proximity Number of patients (N) Mean (standard deviation) in minutes
Hospital was “very far from home” 76 122.83 (51.46)
Hospital was “far from home” 38 84.34 (51.37)
Hospital was “at average distance from home” 43 43.72 (20.87)
Hospital was “close to home” 64 24.17 (15.43)
Hospital was “very close to home” 31 12.58 (6.09)