Table 1

A List of the User-Controlled Inputs in the NetLogo Model For Each Type of Agent

Type of AgentUser-Controlled Inputs
PatientsHealth behavior
Care-seeking tendency
Specialty cliniciansEffectiveness level, which determines the amount of health lost to a single disease they can restore
Primary care cliniciansEffectiveness level (across whatever illnesses the patient has)
Number of regular checkup visits per year that primary care–seeking patients make
Extent to which they can help patients improve their health behavior
Extent to which a primary care–seeking patient will change their care-seeking tendency
Tendency to refer to specialty care