Results for - In an emergency

1,610 voters participated in this survey

1. Below is a list of things one may find important in the time of an emergency. Which of these do you have on hand if an emergency was to occur?

External battery for cellphones
18%
295 votes
Emergency cellphone (for 911 only; even deactivated phones can call 911)
29%
469 votes
3-5 day supply of ready to eat/non-perishable food for each person in the household
42%
681 votes
1-2 gallons clean water per person, per day (3-5 day supply; assuming you can't use tap)
36%
573 votes
Identification for all members of household
37%
588 votes
Extra copies of medical records
12%
196 votes
Whistle
13%
212 votes
Crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio or otherwise)
16%
258 votes
Personal hygiene/toiletries for each household member for 3-5 days
40%
639 votes
Candles
57%
920 votes
Manual can opener
55%
882 votes
Matches
50%
804 votes
Dust masks/bandanas
20%
315 votes
Copies of local (paper) maps
11%
178 votes
First aid kit
48%
772 votes
I don't have any of the above
13%
215 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
21 votes

2. How prepared do you feel, should an emergency take place?

Very well prepared
10%
154 votes
Somewhat well prepared
30%
484 votes
Neither prepared nor unprepared
25%
410 votes
Somewhat unprepared
19%
312 votes
Very unprepared
16%
250 votes

3. Do you feel like you need to be more prepared for emergencies?

Yes
60%
972 votes
No
21%
345 votes
Undecided
18%
293 votes
09/04/2015 Living 1610 27 By: tsgurl101

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