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Table 7 Changes in preparedness levels 1 week after the intervention and at 3-month follow-up

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

Post-interventiona Intervention
(n = 73)
Control
(n = 72)
Between groups
M SD t test p-level M SD t test p-level t test p-level
Overall preparedness change 1.48 3.30 3.83 <0.001 0.18 2.90 0.52 0.60 2.51 0.013
Earthquake preparedness change 0.85 2.99 2.42 0.018 −0.22 2.42 −0.77 0.40 2.36 0.019
Fire preparedness change 0.62 1.44 3.65 <0.001 0.38 1.32 2.39 0.019 1.05 0.296
3-month follow-up           
Overall preparedness change 0.93 2.28 3.31 0.001 0.91 3.44 2.18 0.032 0.27 0.978
Earthquake preparedness change 0.07 1.98 0.30 0.80 0.47 2.82 1.37 0.20 −0.94 0.348
Fire preparedness change 0.88 1.29 5.55 <0.001 0.38 1.65 1.90 0.061 1.94 0.054
  1. aOne week after the end of the intervention