Table 3

Utility scores for different combinations of factors for a respondent who had a high importance score for waiting time for surgery

Complication riskWaiting timeType of surgeon
Factor levelUtility scoreFactor levelUtility scoreFactor levelUtility scoreConstantOverall utility score
1%–0.184 months–1.929Consultant–0.511.138.52
5%–0.9024 months–1.929Consultant–0.511.137.8
10%–1.8034 months–1.929Consultant–0.511.136.9
1%–0.188 months–3.857Consultant–0.511.136.59
1%–0.1816 months–7.714Consultant–0.511.132.74