County of San Diego Preparedness Study (2017)

data.sandiegocounty.gov | Last Updated 21 Sep 2018

The 2017 San Diego County Preparedness Survey, commissioned by the County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services and developed and conducted by Integrated Solutions Consulting, surveyed a random sample of 60,000 San Diego County residents over the age of 18. 1,075 residents completed the survey to offer results that were within a 95% confidence level with a confidence interval of 3%.

Tags: emergency, disaster, preparation, preparedness, household, safety, hazard, wildfire, fire, earthquake, terrorism, flood, evacuate, evacuation

This dataset has the following 145 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Response IDresponse_idnumber
The County of San Diego is providing the services necessary to prepare me for a disasterthe_county_of_san_diego_istext
The County of San Diego is prepared to protect, respond, and recover from a disaster in my communitythe_county_of_san_diego_is_1text
During times of emergency, information is provided in a language or format I can understandduring_times_of_emergencytext
I can easily obtain emergency information in times of emergencyi_can_easily_obtain_emergencytext
Earthquake Riskearthquake_risktext
Wildfire Riskwildfire_risktext
Flood Riskflood_risktext
Terrorism Riskterrorism_risktext
House Fire Riskhouse_fire_risktext
Earthquake Experience, Evacuation, Damage, Injury, or Deathearthquake_experiencecheckbox
What is the strongest magnitude earthquake you have experiencedwhat_is_the_strongesttext
Highest level of property damage you have suffered from an earthquakehighest_level_of_propertytext
Wildfire Experience, Evacuation, Damage, Injury, or Deathwildfire_experience_evacuationcheckbox
Highest level of property damage you have suffered from a wildfirehighest_level_of_property_1text
Flood Experience, Evacuation, Damage, Injury, or Deathflood_experience_evacuationcheckbox
Highest level of property damage you have suffered from a floodhighest_level_of_property_2text
Terrorism Experience, Evacuation, Damage, Injury, or Deathterrorism_experiencecheckbox
Highest level of property damage you have suffered from terrorismhighest_level_of_property_3text
House Fire Experience, Evacuation, Damage, Injury, or Deathhouse_fire_experiencecheckbox
Highest level of property damage you have suffered from a house fire?highest_level_of_property_4text
Other Hazard Experience, Evacuation, Damage, Injury, or Deathother_hazard_experiencecheckbox
Highest level of property damage you have suffered from an other hazardhighest_level_of_property_5text
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Do you have an emergency preparedness planpreparation_action_in_thecheckbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Do you have Flood insurancepreparation_action_in_the_1checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Do you have Homeowners or renter's insurancepreparation_action_in_the_2checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Do you have a 72 hour kit/Disaster supply kitpreparation_action_in_the_3checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Do you have an evacuation planpreparation_action_in_the_4checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Do you have a weather radiopreparation_action_in_the_5checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Have you been a CERT memberpreparation_action_in_the_6checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Have you registered for AlertSanDiegopreparation_action_in_the_7checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Have you downloaded the SD Emergency App on my smartphone or tabletpreparation_action_in_the_8checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Have you attended a meeting on how to be prepared for a disasterpreparation_action_in_the_9checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Have you talked about preparedness with others in my communitypreparation_action_in_the_10checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Have you visited readysandiego.org for emergency preparedness informationpreparation_action_in_the_11checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years):Have you maintained defensible space around my residencepreparation_action_in_the_12checkbox
Preparation Action (in the past two years): Have you done Otherpreparation_action_in_the_13checkbox
Count of Preparation Action(s) takencount_of_preparation_actionnumber
Preparation Action(s) Takenpreparation_action_s_takentext
How important is it to you to prepare for a major disasterhow_important_is_it_to_youtext
In thinking about preparing yourself for a major disaster, which best represents youin_thinking_about_preparingtext
How do you feel when thinking about a major disaster (with 0 as extremely comfortable and 10 as extremely anxious or fearful)how_do_you_feel_when_thinkingnumber
How likely do you feel you will be affected by a disaster in the future?how_likely_do_you_feel_youtext
How prepared do you feel for a major disaster (with 0 as extremely prepared and 10 as extremely unprepared)how_prepared_do_you_feelnumber
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: Wanting to keep my family safemajor_disaster_preparationcheckbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: Personal previous disaster experiencemajor_disaster_preparation_1checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: Seeing effects of disaster elsewheremajor_disaster_preparation_2checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: Working on preparedness homework with my childrenmajor_disaster_preparation_3checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: People I know taking steps to get preparedmajor_disaster_preparation_4checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: Incentives (ex. a free taco or raffle)major_disaster_preparation_5checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: Concern about possible hazardsmajor_disaster_preparation_6checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: My religious beliefs, place of worship, or spiritual leadermajor_disaster_preparation_7checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: My job encouraging me to have an emergency planmajor_disaster_preparation_8checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: My job encouraging or requiring me to take emergency trainingmajor_disaster_preparation_9checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: Feeling it is my responsibility to be preparedmajor_disaster_preparation_10checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: Belief in risk of hazards facing my communitymajor_disaster_preparation_11checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: Advertisements or commercialsmajor_disaster_preparation_12checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Influence: Othermajor_disaster_preparation_13text
Who is most likely to influence you to preparewho_is_most_likely_totext
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: I don't think it will make a differencemajor_disaster_preparation_14checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: I don't know what to domajor_disaster_preparation_15checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: It is too hardmajor_disaster_preparation_16checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: I don't have the timemajor_disaster_preparation_17checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: It costs too muchmajor_disaster_preparation_18checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: I plan to do it latermajor_disaster_preparation_19checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: I don't want to think about disastersmajor_disaster_preparation_20checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: I don't need training to know how to respond in an emergencymajor_disaster_preparation_21checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: Nothing serious is going to happenmajor_disaster_preparation_22checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: If there were a disaster, the police and fire department would take care of memajor_disaster_preparation_23checkbox
Major Disaster Preparation Preventer: Othermajor_disaster_preparation_24text
Are you prepared to evacuate your home in 15 minutesare_you_prepared_to_evacuatetext
Have you selected a meeting place outside of your home if your family is separatedhave_you_selected_a_meetingtext
Have you designated an emergency contact outside of the county in the event the family becomes separatedhave_you_designated_antext
Do you know at least two ways to get out of your neighborhooddo_you_know_at_least_twotext
Do you have a 3 day supply of food and water at homedo_you_have_a_3_day_supplytext
Do you have a flashlight and batteries readily accessibledo_you_have_a_flashlighttext
Do you have a radio and batteries readily accessibledo_you_have_a_radio_andtext
Has someone in your household been trained in First Aid and/or CPRhas_someone_in_your_householdtext
Do you have a survival kit in your car? (ex. first aid kit, water, flashlight, food, etc.do_you_have_a_survival_kittext
Do you know how to turn off the gas service to your housedo_you_know_how_to_turn_offtext
Do you know how to turn off the water supply to your housedo_you_know_how_to_turn_off_1text
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Municipal government web sitesemergency_and_disaster_reliefcheckbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: County government web site (readysandiego.org)emergency_and_disaster_relief_1checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: State government web sitesemergency_and_disaster_relief_2checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Federal government web sites (example: www.fema.gov)emergency_and_disaster_relief_3checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Web search (example: bing.com, google.com)emergency_and_disaster_relief_4checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Social media (example: facebook, twitter, google+, etc.)emergency_and_disaster_relief_5checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Voluntary organizations (example: American Red Cross, Salvation Army, etc.)emergency_and_disaster_relief_6checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Religious Organizationemergency_and_disaster_relief_7checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Local English-speaking televisionemergency_and_disaster_relief_8checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Local English-speaking radioemergency_and_disaster_relief_9checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Local Spanish-speaking radioemergency_and_disaster_relief_10checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: National News (Radio and Television)emergency_and_disaster_relief_11checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Print Media - English (example: newspapers)emergency_and_disaster_relief_12checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Brochures and Newslettersemergency_and_disaster_relief_13checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Word of Mouth (example: friends, family, co-workers)emergency_and_disaster_relief_14checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Do Not Knowemergency_and_disaster_relief_15checkbox
Emergency and disaster relief information obtained from: Otheremergency_and_disaster_relief_16checkbox
If an evacuation was ordered for your area, how likely would you: immediately evacuate as instructedif_an_evacuation_was_orderedtext
If an evacuation was ordered for your area, how likely would you: first consult with family and friends outside my household before making a decision to evacuateif_an_evacuation_was_ordered_1text
If an evacuation was ordered for your area, how likely would you: Wait and see how bad the situation is going to be before deciding to evacuateif_an_evacuation_was_ordered_2text
If an evacuation was ordered for your area, how likely would you: Refuse to evacuate no matter whatif_an_evacuation_was_ordered_3text
Are you prepared to evacuate your place of residence with an adequate amount of prescription medications needed by family membersare_you_prepared_to_evacuate_1text
Evacuation Order Preventer: Petevacuation_order_preventercheckbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Jobevacuation_order_preventer_1checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Lack of moneyevacuation_order_preventer_2checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Trafficevacuation_order_preventer_3checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: No place to goevacuation_order_preventer_4checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Livestockevacuation_order_preventer_5checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Lack of gas/fuel for vehicleevacuation_order_preventer_6checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: No transportationevacuation_order_preventer_7checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Need to stay and protect propertyevacuation_order_preventer_8checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Need to care for another personevacuation_order_preventer_9checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Spouse/significant other won't leaveevacuation_order_preventer_10checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Disability/health issuesevacuation_order_preventer_11checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Difficulty returning to my property after the evacuationevacuation_order_preventer_12checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Don't know what roads to evacuate onevacuation_order_preventer_13checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Last time I evacuated, nothing happenedevacuation_order_preventer_14checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: No obstacles would prevent me from evacuatingevacuation_order_preventer_15checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: I would refuse to evacuate no matter whatevacuation_order_preventer_16checkbox
Evacuation Order Preventer: Otherevacuation_order_preventer_17checkbox
Responsible for any children under age 18responsible_for_any_childrencheckbox
Familiar with your child's school or daycare's evacuation planfamiliar_with_your_childtext
Responsible for pet(s)responsible_for_pet_scheckbox
Plan for what you will do with your pet(s) during an emergencyplan_for_what_you_will_dotext
Home Countyhome_countytext
Years living in San Diego Countyyears_living_in_san_diegotext
Own or rent your home/place of residenceown_or_rent_your_home_placetext
Type of structure you live intype_of_structure_you_livetext
When was current place of residence builtwhen_was_current_place_oftext
Work Statuswork_statustext
Highest Education Levelhighest_education_leveltext
Race/Ethnic Grouprace_ethnic_grouptext
Age Groupage_grouptext
Language(s) spoken in householdlanguage_s_spoken_in_householdtext
Gendergendertext
Total Household Incometotal_household_incometext
Citycitytext
State/Regionstate_regiontext
Postalpostaltext
Disaster/Hazard Experience, Evacuation, Damage, Injury, or Deathdisaster_hazard_experience_evacuation_damage_injury_or_deathtextA summary list of disasters/hazards experienced by respondent.
Number of Major Disaster Preparation Preventersnumber_of_major_disaster_preparation_preventerstextA summary count of beliefs or situations indicated by respondent that would prevent them from preparing for a major disaster.
Number of Sources where Emergency and Disaster Relief Information is Obtainednumber_of_sources_where_emergency_and_disaster_relief_information_is_obtainednumberA summary count of sources where respondent obtains emergency and disaster relief information.
Number of Evacuation Order Preventersnumber_of_evacuation_order_preventersnumberA summary count of beliefs or situations that would prevent respondent from responding to an evacuation order.
Count Range of Preparation Actions Takencount_range_of_preparation_actions_takentext