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Table 2 Example scenario from the health survey

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

Q3. Would you prefer the government to implement 3A or 3B? (Pair 29)
  KEY FEATURES
 
3A A medical program to prevent a health problem from occurring in working-age adults.
  The problem is not caused by patients' behaviour.
  Based on strong evidence, the program is expected to save 40 lives every year.
  It will cost ten million dollars.
  Patients will pay half of the cost of their participation.
3B A lifestyle program to prevent a health problem from occurring in young adults.
  The problem is partly caused by patients' behaviour.
  Based on strong evidence, the program is expected to save 20 lives every year.
  It will cost one million dollars.
  Patients will pay half of the cost of their participation.
Tick ONE box to indicate which program you prefer:
 
  3A 3B
Briefly, what are your reasons for this decision?
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