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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

From: Discrete choice experiment to determine preferences of decision-makers in healthcare for different formats of rapid reviews

Measure Scenario 1, n = 36 (%) Scenario 2, n = 26 (%) Overall, n = 62 (%)
Sex Male 21 (58.3%) 18 (69.2%) 39 (62.9%)
Female 12 (33.3%) 7 (26.9%) 19 (30.6%)
Missing 3 (8.3%) 1 (3.8%) 4 (6.4%)
Age category, years 18–24 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
25–34 0 (0%) 3 (11.5%) 3 (4.8%)
35–44 5 (13.9%) 5 (19.2%) 10 (16.1%)
45–54 15 (41.7%) 6 (23.1%) 21 (33.9%)
55–64 13 (36.1%) 11 (42.3%) 24 (38.7%)
> 65 0 (0%) 1 (3.8%) 1 (1.6%)
Missing 3 (8.3%) 0 (0%) 3 (4.8%)
Affiliation Statutory health insurance 8 (22.2%) 1 (3.8%) 9 (14.5%)
National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (Kassenärztliche Bundesvereinigung) 1 (2.8%) 4 (15.4%) 5 (8.1%)
Private health insurance 2 (5.6%) 3 (11.5%) 5 (8.1%)
Medical service of health insurance agencies (Medizinischer Dienst der Krankenkassen) 0 (0%) 3 (11.5%) 3 (4.8%)
Other 4 (11.1%) 7 (26.9%) 11 (17.7%)
Missing 21 (58.3%) 8 (30.8%) 29 (46.8%)
Managerial responsibility No 9 (25.0%) 8 (30.8%) 17 (27.4%)
≤ 10 employees 9 (25.0%) 8 (30.8%) 17 (27.4%)
11–25 employees 6 (16.7%) 3 (11.5%) 9 (14.5%)
26–50 employees 1 (2.8%) 3 (11.5%) 4 (6.5%)
> 50 employees 8 (22.2%) 4 (15.4%) 12 (19.4%)
Missing 3 (8.3%) 0 (0%) 3 (4.8%)
Usage of evidence syntheses I use evidence syntheses to inform myself 4 (11.1%) 1 (3.8%) 5 (8.1%)
I use evidence syntheses to inform myself and others 18 (50.0%) 11 (42.3%) 29 (46.8%)
I use evidence syntheses to make decisions 5 (13.9%) 4 (15.4%) 9 (14.5%)
I am involved in the preparation of evidence syntheses 4 (11.1%) 8 (30.8%) 12 (19.4%)
Other 1 (2.8%) 1 (3.8%) 2 (3.2%)
Missing 4 (11.1%) 1 (3.8%) 5 (8.1%)