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Table 2 Study sample characteristics

From: Valuing health states: is the MACBETH approach useful for valuing EQ-5D-3L health states?

  Sample of respondents who completed the questionnaire (n=243) Sample of respondents after exclusions due to MACBETH and TTO variant (n=210)
Gender (%) Female 64.0 63.8
Male 36.0 36.2
Age (%) Mean (SD) 34.4 (13.1) years 34.3 (13.1) years
18-24 years 31.7 33.3
25-30 years 18.9 17.6
31-44 years 25.5 25.2
> 44 years 23.9 23.8
Educational attainment (%) Less than secondary 2.1 1.4
Secondary 26.3 24.8
High than secondary 71.6 73.8
Marital status (%) Single 51.0 50.0
Married/ living with a partner 45.7 48.1
Divorced/separated 2.5 1.4
Widowed 0.8 0.5
Occupational status (%) Student 33.3 36.2
Employed 53.9 51.4
Unemployed 9.7 3.3
Retired 4.1 4.3
Domestic 1.2 1.4
Other situation 3.7 3.3
Household (%) 1-2 members 28.4 26.7
3-4 members 63.0 64.3
5 or more members 8.4 9.0
Chronic disease (%) Yes 19.3 18.6
No 77.8 79.1
Not answer/Didn’t know 2.9 2.4
Numeracy (%) Mean (SD) 2.4 (0.8) right answers 2.4 (0.8) right answers
0 right answers 2.9 2.9
1 right answer 11.5 11.4
2 right answers 27.6 26.2
3 right answers 58.0 59.5