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Table 2 Comparison of BWS, AHP, and ranking cards

From: Measuring patients’ priorities using the Analytic Hierarchy Process in comparison with Best-Worst-Scaling and rating cards: methodological aspects and ranking tasks

Criteria BWS values AHP local weights BWS ranking AHP ranking Ranking cardsa
Med. issues 1.000 0.368 1 1 1
Research 0.322 0.152 3 3 3
Current events 0.000 0.117 4 4 3
Social support 0.372 0.158 2 2 2
Diagnosis 0.855 0.354 2 1 1
Treatment 1.000 0.342 1 2 1
Dis. patterns 0.000 0.142 3 3 2
Current studies 0.279 0.304 2 2 2
Study results 1.000 0.339 1 1 1
Registry 0.000 0.184 3 3 2
Law counseling 0.421 0.213 2 3 2
Psyc. counseling 0.000 0.220 3 2 2
Self-help 1.000 0.363 1 1 1
  1. aEqual ranking for multiple criteria permitted