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Table 1 Summary of decision scenario

From: Use of a quantitative data report in a hypothetical decision scenario for health policymaking: a computer-assisted laboratory study

Decision component Specification
Decision problem One-step: How to spend additional funds for long-term care in community?
Given options A. more support for informal carers
B. more ambulant nursing capacity
C. more nursing home capacity
Potential consequences A: lowest cost, most people reached
B: medium cost, medium number of people reached
C: highest cost, least people reached
Decision maker Individual (study participant makes decision alone)
Aim/goal Not defined explicitly (implicitly, aim of working group stated in scenario description: ‘use additional funds where they are needed most’)