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Table 3 Ranking and relative values of adverse effects.

From: Relative value to surgical patients and anesthesia providers of selected anesthesia related outcomes

Adverse effect Modal ranking Number of subjects ranking this as the most unpleasant adverse effect Relative value ($) – median Relative value ($) -interquartile range
Pain 1 (most unpleasant) 68 (49%) 25 17–40
Vomiting 2 33 (24%) 20 10–25
Nausea 3 4 (3%) 10 4–20
Urinary retention 5 4 (3%) 5 0–14
Myalgia 5 1 (1%) 2 0–8
Pruritus 6 1 (1%) 2 0–8
Blood transfusion 8 6 (4%) 0 0–10
Awake during surgery 9 22 (16%) 0 0–11
Somnolence 9 0 0 0–2.5
Normal 10 (least unpleasant) 0 0 0–0