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Table 2 Sample characteristics

From: Willingness to pay for one quality-adjusted life year in Iran

No. of respondents 1002
Mean age (year) (std. dev.) 43.36 (15.6)
Range (year) 18–79
Male gender (%) 408 (40.7)
Married (%) 731 (71.2)
Head of household (%) 372 (37.1)
Household size (std. dev.) 3.3 (1.2)
Education
 Elementary education ≤ 5 years 218 (21.8)
 Secondary education ≤ 8 years 107 (10.7)
 High school diploma ≤ 12 years 348 (34.8)
 University education 328 (32.7)
Monthly household cost group (US$)
 Less than 167 248 (24.7)
 167–333 473 (47.2)
 333–667 232 (23.1)
 667–1000 29 (2.9)
 More than 1000 20 (2.0)
Hospitalization and near-death experience from a year before
 Individual experience (%) 109 (10.9)
 Family member experience (%) 131 (13.0)
 Near-death experience (%) 50 (5)
Having a chronic disease
 Individual experience (%) 61 (6.1)
 Family member experience (%) 102 (10.2)
 Concurrent 41 (4.1)