THE IMPACT OF DEMOGRAPHIC, SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS ON PREVENTATIVE MEASURES
Keywords:security, natural disaster, demographic, socio-economic, psychological, preventive measures
The paper presents the results of the quantitative research of the impact of demographic, socio-economic and psychological factors on preventative measures for the reduction of consequences of natural disasters caused by flood. The objective of quantitative research is scientific explication of the impact of those factors on preventative measures. In order to realize research, randomly was selected nineteen communities in which was surveyed 2,500 persons in 2015. On that occasion, it was applied test strategy in households for the application of the multi-stage random sample. The research results indicate that the significant association of demographic, socio-economic and psychological factors with taking preventive measures. The male respondents and respondents aged 58 to 68 years in higher percentage taken as preventive measures in respect of female respondents and examined persons age 28 to 38 years and so on. The results could be used for improving the situation of taking preventive measures to reduce the consequences of natural disasters caused by the resulting flood.
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