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Table 3 Physicians whose decision to administer treatment was in agreement with specific threshold (N = 41)

From: How do physicians decide to treat: an empirical evaluation of the threshold model

  Pulmonary Embolism Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Agree (%) Disagree (%) EUT versus regret EUT or regret versus dual Agree (%) Disagree (%) EUT versus regret EUT or regret versus dual
  p-value p-value p-value p-value
Base case             
     EUT 40 (98) 1 (2)   1 27 (66) 14 (34)   0.096
     Regret 38 (93) 3 (7) 0.625  0.625 33 (80) 8 (20)  0.146 0.727
     Dual 40 (98) 1 (2)    35 (85) 6 (15)   
High risk case             
     EUT 16 (39) 25 (61)   0.004 8 (20) 33 (80)   <0.001
     Regret 31 (76) 10 (24) 0.003 1 25 (61) 16 (39) <0.001 <0.001
     Dual 30 (73) 11 (27)    40 (98) 1 (2)   
Low risk case              
     EUT 41 (100) 0 (0)   <0.001 36 (88) 5 (12)   0.453
     Regret 37 (90) 4 (10) 0.125 0.118 23 (56) 18 (14) 0.011 0.021
     Dual 30 (73) 11 (27)    33 (80) 8 (44)   
  1. Note: Agreement was established if the probability of PE or AML was greater than or equal to threshold and the participant decided to treat or the probability of PE or AML was less than threshold and the participant decided not to treat.