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Table 4 Barriers for preparedness at baseline

From: How to increase earthquake and home fire preparedness: the fix-it intervention

Barriers for earthquake preparedness Mean SD Barriers for fire preparedness Mean SD
Other things/problems to think about 0.49 0.50 Other things/problems to think about 0.49 0.50
Time required to do it 0.40 0.49 Skill or knowledge required 0.28 0.45
Skill or knowledge required 0.30 0.45 Time required to do it 0.24 0.43
The financial cost 0.26 0.44 Need for cooperation with others 0.16 0.36
Need for cooperation with others 0.20 0.40 The financial cost 0.11 0.31
Information overload 0.14 0.34 Information overload 0.10 0.29