Table 5

Estimated benefit scores

AttributeCoefficientMarginal willingness to wait (min)Current clinic (C)Alternative clinic (A)Difference in attribute levels (A–C)Attribute score (difference × coefficient)Additional minutes willing to wait for change
Example 1
 Pain (α4) 0.215913. 611000
 Wait (α2)–0.0.159–12020000
 Continuity (α3) 0.453828.5011 0.4538 28.5
 Phone (α5) 0.974161.3011 0.9741 61.3
 Benefit score 1.4279 89.8
Hypothetical clinic (B) Hypothetical clinic (D) Difference in attribute levels (D–B)
Example 2
 Pain (α4) 0.215913.611000
 Wait (α2)–0.0159–1200–20 0.31820
 Continuity (α3) 0.453828.510–1–0.4538–28.5
 Phone (α5) 0.974161.300000
 Benefit score–0.1358 –8.5