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Table 3 Health Values for the Health State Based on House Officers' Demographic and Program Characteristics

From: Do medical house officers value the health of veterans differently from the health of non-veterans?

Variable (N) RS Mean (SD) TTO Mean (SD) SG Mean (SD) WTP Median (25th, 75thpercentile), $
Sex*     
   Female (41) 0.58 (0.16) 0.79 (0.21) 0.91 (0.09) 7600 (5000, 20,000)
   Male (39) 0.63 (0.11) 0.80 (0.19) 0.91 (0.11) 10,000 (8500, 20,000)
Race*     
   Caucasian (54) 0.62 (0.14) 0.82 (0.20) 0.92 (0.10) 10,000 (7600, 20,000)
   Non-Caucasian (26) 0.57 (0.15) 0.75 (0.19) 0.89 (0.09) 8800 (5000, 17,500)
PGY Level     
   Intern (28) 0.60 (0.15) 0.79 (0.23) 0.89 (0.13) 10,000 (5000, 20,000)
   Resident (52) 0.61 (0.14) 0.80 (0.19) 0.92 (0.08) 10,000 (7600, 20,000)
Program Type*     
   Categorical Medicine (48) 0.65 (0.11) 0.83 (0.19) 0.91 (0.09) 10,000 (7000, 22,800)
   Non-Categorical (32) 0.54 (0.16) 0.75 (0.21) 0.91 (0.12) 10,000 (7600, 15,000)
Current Rotation     
   Inpatient-based (67)† 0.61 (0.14) 0.80 (0.20) 0.90 (0.11) 10,000 (7599, 20,000)
   Non-inpatient-based (13) 0.56 (0.15) 0.79 (0.19) 0.94 (0.06) 10,000 (7600, 15,000)
Last Call Night     
   >4 days ago (37) 0.61 (0.12) 0.80 (0.22) 0.93 (0.09) 10,000 (7600, 20,000)
   ≤4 days ago (42) 0.60 (0.16) 0.79 (0.19) 0.89 (0.11) 8500 (7599, 20,000)
  1. RS – rating scale (normalized to a 0.0–1.0 scale); TTO – time tradeoff; SG – standard gamble; WTP – willingness to pay; PGY – post-graduate year of residency. * Bold results indicate significance at p < 0.05 in univariate analyses. † Includes consultation months.