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Table 1 Attributes and levels for health programs

From: Is the value of a life or life-year saved context specific? Further evidence from a discrete choice experiment

Attributes Levels
Number Meaning Label Code Label
1 Does individual behaviour cause the problem requiring the intervention? Fault 0 No
    1 Partly
2 What is the purpose of the intervention? Cure 0 Prevention
    1 Treatment
3 What type of intervention is it? Medical 0 Lifestyle
    1 Medical
4 According to the evidence: How many lives will it save per year? Lives 0 10
    1 20
    2 30
    3 40
5 How good is this evidence? Evidence 0 Limited
    1 Strong
6 How much will it cost? Cost 0 $500,000
    1 $1,000,000
    2 $5,000,000
    3 $10,000,000
7 How much will patients have to contribute? Private 0 Nothing
    1 Quarter of the cost
    2 Half the cost
    3 All of the cost
8 At what life-stage are those who stand to benefit from the program? AgeGrp 0 Young children
    1 Young adult
    2 Working-age adult
    3 Older-age retiree