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Using qualitative methods for attribute development for discrete choice experiments: issues and recommendations


  • Joanna Coast
  • Hareth Al‐Janabi
  • Eileen J. Sutton
  • Susan A. Horrocks
  • A. Jane Vosper
  • Dawn R. Swancutt
  • Terry N. Flynn


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  • Joanna Coast & Hareth Al‐Janabi & Eileen J. Sutton & Susan A. Horrocks & A. Jane Vosper & Dawn R. Swancutt & Terry N. Flynn, 2012. "Using qualitative methods for attribute development for discrete choice experiments: issues and recommendations," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 21(6), pages 730-741, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:hlthec:v:21:y:2012:i:6:p:730-741

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