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Table 3 Frequencies (absolute and cumulative %) of observations for each attribute level

From: An exploration of parents’ preferences for foot care in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a possible role for the discrete choice experiment

Attribute Levels* Frequency (abs) Frequency (%) Cum frequency (%)
Pain pain_0 250 40.65 40.65
  pain_1 219 35.61 76.26
  pain_2 146 23.74 100.00
Mobility mobility_0 246 40.00 40.00
  mobility_1 222 36.10 76.10
  mobility_2 147 23.90 100.00
ADL adl_0 292 47.48 47.48
  adl_1 187 30.41 77.89
  adl_2 136 22.11 100.00
Route route_0 345 56.10 56.10
  route_1 270 43.90 100.00
Wait 3 months 229 37.24 37.24
  6 months 189 30.73 67.97
  12 months 197 32.03 100.00
Footwear footwear_0 250 40.65 40.65
  footwear_1 206 33.50 74.15
  footwear_2 159 25.85 100.00
Cost £80 185 30.08 30.08
  £150 195 31.71 61.79
  £220 235 38.21 100.00
  1. *pain_0; no lower limb pain; pain_1 a noticeable improvement, pain_2; no change, mobility_0; ability to move freely, mobility_1; a noticeable improvement; mobility_2; no change; adl_0 ability to take part in all activities, adl_1; ability to take part in some activities, adl_2 no improvement, route_0; appointment including the consultant, podiatrist and physio, route_1; consultant’s decision to refer, waiting time; 3months, 6months, 12months, footwear_0; ability to wear most shoes, footwear_1; ability to wear limited shoes, footwear_2; custom shoes only, cost; £80, £150, £220.