publication . Preprint . 2021

Preferences for COVID-19 epidemic control measures among French adults: a discrete choice experiment

Sicsic, Jonathan; Blondel, Serge; Chyderiotis, Sandra; Langot, François; Mueller, Judith,;
Open Access English
  • Published: 11 May 2021
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
Abstract
In this stated preferences study, we describe for the first time French citizens' preferences for various epidemic control measures, to inform longer-term strategies and future epidemics. We used a discrete choice experiment in a representative sample of 908 adults in November 2020 to quantify the trade-off they were willing to make between restrictions on the social, cultural, and economic life, school closing, targeted lockdown of high-incidence areas, constraints to directly protect vulnerable persons, and reduction in the risk of hospital overload. The estimation of mixed logit models with correlated random effects shows that some trade-offs exist to avoid o...
Subjects
free text keywords: SARS-CoV-2 epidemic, COVID-19, Epidemic control measures, Preferences, Discrete choice experiment, [SHS]Humanities and Social Sciences
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