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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 %)