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Table 5 Percentage of Participants Coded for Each Theme

From: Trading people versus trading time: What is the difference?

  Percentage of Participants:
Group: Save-Save (n = 22)   Cure-Save (n = 22)   Cure-Cure (n = 20)  
Topic TTO PTO p* TTO PTO p* TTO PTO p*
Topics consistent with QALY-maximization principles
   Quality of life 91 36   95 55   100 95  
   Length of life 55 5   55 55   50 5  
   Non-health benefits 18 14   36 9   15 5  
Overall: 100 45 <0.001 100 82 0.13 100 95 1.00
Topics not related to QALY-maximization principles
   Concern for the worse-off 0 5   0 0   0 0  
   Equality of life 5 59   5 0   0 10  
   Prejudice 0 9   0 5   0 5  
Overall: 5 68 <0.001 5 5 1.00 0 15 0.25
Personalized the Scenario 45 9 0.004 68 27 0.01 45 25 0.10
% who said the TTO and PTO questions were different questions
  64   59   35  
  1. • Using McNemar's paired comparison test.