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Table 2 Comparison between WTP group and each demographic factor

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

   WTP group (yen)
   < 20,000 20,000-33,000 33,000-60,000 > 60,000 Total
Sex Male 5 4 9 3 21
  Female 8 3 5 3 19
Age < 59 years of age 7 0 3 2 12
  60-69 years of age 0 2 8 2 12
  > 70 years of age 6 5 3 2 16
Educational status Compulsory education 4 5 3 1 13
  High school 5 2 8 4 19
  Professional education 4 0 3 1 8
Family structure Single 0 2 3 0 5
  2 persons 8 5 8 3 24
  > 3 persons 5 0 3 3 11
Employment Yes 6 3 7 3 19
  No 7 4 7 3 21
Medical insurance Social Insurance 5 1 6 2 14
  National Health Insurance 4 2 6 2 14
  Old-Old National Health Insurance 4 4 2 2 12
Access to medical institution > once monthly 5 2 7 2 16
  Several times 8 5 7 4 24
Place of interview Town's hospital 4 3 5 2 14
  Clinic 3 4 2 0 9
  Participants' office 4 0 3 0 7
  Other 2 0 4 4 10
Combination measure for income Low income 3 3 4 1 11
  Medium income 6 4 7 4 21
  High income 4 0 3 1 8
Total 13 7 14 6 40