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Table 1 Attributes and levels of the lifestyle programs in the DCE for each goal condition

From: The impact of health vs. non-health goals on individuals’ lifestyle program choices: a discrete choice experiment approach

Attributes Attribute levels
Non-health goal condition Health goal condition
Diet Flexible low-calorie diet Flexible low-calorie diet
Restricted diet Restricted diet
Exercise per week 2 h of exercise 2 h of exercise
4 h of exercise 4 h of exercise
6 h of exercise 6 h of exercise
Expected weight loss 5 kg 5 kg
10 kg 10 kg
Goal a Looking better by losing weight Increasing life expectancy by losing weight
  1. DCE indicates discrete choice experiment
  2. a The goal attribute had a fixed attribute level in each goal condition