Journal article

Public Preferences for Lung Cancer Screening Policies

Henk Broekhuizen, Catharina GM Groothuis-Oudshoorn, Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, Harry Groen, Maarten J IJzerman

Value in Health | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2017

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Because early detection of lung cancer can substantially improve survival, there is increasing attention for lung cancer screening. OBJECTIVES: To estimate public preferences for lung cancer screening and to identify subgroups in preferences. METHODS: Seven important attributes were selected using the literature, interviews, and a panel session. Preferences were elicited using a swing weighting questionnaire. The resulting attribute weights indicate the relative importance of swings from the worst to the best level between attributes. Hierarchical clustering was used to identify subgroups with different attribute weights. RESULTS: One thousand thirty-four respondents from a repre..

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