Factor | Factor level | Mean utility score* | Mean importance score (%)† |
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*The mean utility score is the mean of the utility scores for all respondents. The constant was 11.21. | |||

†The mean importance score is the mean of the importance scores for all respondents. | |||

See Appendix for a worked example of how importance scores are calculated from the utility scores of individual respondents. | |||

Complication risk | 1% | –0.4144 | 45.84 |

5% | –2.0722 | ||

10% | –4.1444 | ||

Waiting time | 4 months | –1.1189 | 41.11 |

8 months | –2.2378 | ||

16 months | –4.5755 | ||

Surgeon grade | Consultant | –1.0445 | 13.05 |

Junior | –2.0890 |