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Table 2 Physicians’ plan preferences: results of blinded plan comparison; *physician 1 = planning physician, physician 2 = a non-planning involved physician

From: Multicriteria plan optimization in the hands of physicians: a pilot study in prostate cancer and brain tumors

  Brain tumors Prostate (physician 1*) Prostate (physician 2*)
Preference Degree Preference Degree Preference Degree
Physician generated plan 3 all slightly 2 1 slightly, 1 significantly 5 3 slightly, 2 significantly
Clinical plan 6 5 slightly, 1 significantly 6 4 slightly, 2 significantly 3 2 slightly, 1 significantly
No preference 3 2 2
Total 12 10 10