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Table 1 Attributes and levels of care homes for the discrete choice experiment

From: Preference of caregivers on residential care homes for older persons with versus without communication problems: a discrete choice experiment

Attributes Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Type of care homes Private-operated (for-profit) care homes NGO care homes: subvented/contract/ self-financing care homes
Distance (travelling hour to the facility from home/ office) More than an hour Half an hour to one hour Within half an hour
Room type Shared room (4 or more people) Shared room (2–3 people) Single room
Manpower Extra care workers compared with standard requirement Extra healthcare professionals compared with standard requirement
Enhanced services Limited choices in enhanced services Flexibility of choices for enhanced services
User monthly co-payment amount HK$665 HK$1329 HK$2657 HK$3986