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Table 3 Decision attributes by patient group

From: Qualitative analysis of patient-centered decision attributes associated with initiating hepatitis C treatment

 

Group 1-Contemplating treatment

Group 2- Recently declined treatment

Group 3- Recently begun treatment

1

Efficacy/cure rate (92 %)

Physical side effects (78 %)

Efficacy/Cure rate (88 %)

2

Physical side effects (92 %)

Psych/Mental side effects (67 %)

Physical side effects (75 %)

3

New drug coming out (67 %)

Treatment regimen (67 %)

Other illnesses (63 %)

4

Quality of life (67 %)

Efficacy/cure rate (56 %)

Travel to VHA (50 %)

5

Psych/Mental side effects (58 %)

New drug coming out (56 %)

Urgency to treat (50 %)

6

Condition of liver (58 %)

Condition of liver (56 %)