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Patients’ preferences for osteoporosis drug treatment: a discrete-choice experiment

Mickaël Hiligsmann1*, Benedict G Dellaert2, Carmen D Dirksen3, Trudy van der Weijden4, Stefan Goemaere5, Jean-Yves Reginster6, Verity Watson7 and Annelies Boonen8

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Health Services Research, School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, the Netherlands

2 Department of Business Economics, Erasmus Rotterdam University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

3 Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

4 Department of Family Medicine, CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

5 Department of Rheumatology and Endocrinology, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium

6 Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium

7 Health Economics Research Unit, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK

8 Department of Internal Medicine, CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2014, 16:R36  doi:10.1186/ar4465

Published: 31 January 2014

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The questionnaire given to the patients.

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Additional file 2:

A table presenting the distribution of choices (treatment A, treatment B, no treatment) across the 15 choice sets.

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Additional file 3:

Shows tables and figures presenting additional results including estimates of models with excluding respondents who failed the test–retest or with inclusion of covariates, and kernel density estimates of the individual parameters.

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