Hong Kong Med J 2007;13(Suppl 5):S26-9
An exploratory assessment of willingness to pay for health care in Hong Kong
J Bacon-Shone, SM McGhee
Social Sciences Research Centre, Faculty of Social Sciences, Wong Chue-Meng Building, Meng Wah Complex, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
1. Focus groups are useful in eliciting information on willingness to pay for health care.
2. Conjoint analysis is a valuable technique to evaluate health economic data.
3. Information derived from these techniques is useful to both policy makers and health service providers for reference and to researchers for future hypothesis generation studies.