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Table 1 Study and population demographics

From: Community preparedness for volcanic hazards at Mount Rainier, USA

  Orting Puyallup Pierce County Study samplea
Female 52.4 50.8 50.1 65.1
Age 35.2 40.2 36.1 45.0
White 80.4 77.7 65.7 87.9
Black 1.5 2.7 7.7 0.7
American Indian 1.9 0.8 1.8 1.9
Hispanic or Latino 8.4 7.7 11.4 3.7
Asian 0.9 5.3 7.1 1.3
Owner-occupied housing rate 76.9 52.3 62.1 79.2
College degree 18.1 27.5 27.2 76.9
  1. Note. Demographic data for Orting, Puyallup, and Pierce County sourced from the United States Census Bureau. All values except for age are percentages
  2. aIn our study, we asked participants “Which of the following best reflects your ethnicity?” We appreciate that this question conflates race and ethnicity. As we had hoped to run quasi-longitudinal analyses, we chose to keep the wording from Davis et al. (2006) but are working to ensure less problematic phrasing in future research