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Table 1 Participants' characteristics (n = 40)

From: Willingness to pay for municipality hospital services in rural Japan: a contingent valuation study

  n
Sex
   Male 21
   Female 19
Age
   < 59 years of age 12
   60-69 years of age 12
   > 70 years of age 16
Educational background
   Compulsory education 13
   High school 19
   Professional education (including university and professional school) 8
Family structure
   Single 5
   2 persons 24
   > 3 persons 11
Employment
   Yes 19
   No 21
Health insurance
   National Health Insurance 14
   Social Insurance 14
   Old-Old National Health Insurance 12
Access to medical service
   > once monthly 16
   Several times 24
Place of interview
   Town's hospital 13
   Clinic 7
   Participants' office 7
   Other 13
Combination measure for income
   low 12
   middle 20
   high 8
Individual WTP
   Zero 4
   < 50,000 yen 18
   50,000-100,000 yen 13
   > 100,000 yen 5