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Table 7 Local and global weights of all criteria and sub-criteria using IFAHP method

From: Identification and weighting of kidney allocation criteria: a novel multi-expert fuzzy method

Criteria Relative weights using IFAHP Sub-criteria Relative weights using IFAHP Rank Global weights using IFAHP Rank
Equity 0.33 Medical urgency 0.54 1 0.1782 1
  PRA 0.14 3 0.0462 9
  Recipient age 0.27 2   
  - < 11 years (0.54)    0.048114 8
  - 11–15 years (0.29)    0.025839 10
  - 15–18 years(0.16)    0.014256 16
  Waiting timea 0.05 4 0.0165 14
Utility 0.67 HLA matching 0.35 2   
  - 0 mismatches(0.56)    0.13132 3
  - 1 mismatch (0.21)    0.049245 7
  - 2 mismatches (0.11)    0.025795 11
  - 3 mismatches (0.06)    0.01407 17
  - 4 mismatches (0.04)    0.00938 18
  - 5 mismatches (0.02)    0.00469 20
  Blood type compatibility 0.16 3   
  - Identical (0.83)    0.088976 4
  - Compatible (0.17)    0.018224 12
  Age difference 0.11 4   
  - < 5 years (0.69)    0.050853 6
  - 5–15 years (0.24)    0.017688 13
  - > 15 years (0.07)    0.005159 19
  Predicted survival 0.38 1   
  - < 1 years (0.06)    0.015276 15
  - 1–5 years (0.26)    0.066196 5
  - > 5 years (0.68)    0.173128 2
  1. aCalculated weight for waiting time is for one year