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Table 5 Patients willingness to pay (WTP) for improvements in each of the attributes and mean WTP values per attribute

From: Assessing willingness to pay for health care quality improvements

Attribute Positive WTP (>0) N (%) WTP (BDT): Mean (±S.D.)a
Geographical proximity 168 (66.7%) 29.25 (±38.63)
Waiting time 172 (68.3%) 26.65 (±34.93)
Attitude of hospital staff 155 (61.5%) 21.39 (±24.16)
Seeing the same doctor 163 (64.7%) 26.05 (±36.02)
Doctor–patient relationship 239 (94.8%) 91.51 (±109.33)
Drug availability 231 (91.7%) 123.69 (±137.63)
Chance of recovery 222 (88.1%) 95.28 (±132.00)
  1. Notes: aNon-contributors (WTP = 0) were included in the calculated means.