Heading for Higher Ground: Factors Affecting Real and Hypothetical Hurricane Evacuation Behavior

@article{Whitehead2000HeadingFH,
  title={Heading for Higher Ground: Factors Affecting Real and Hypothetical Hurricane Evacuation Behavior},
  author={John C. Whitehead and Bob Edwards and Marieke M. Van Willigen and John R. Maiolo and Kenneth Wilson and Kevin Tyndall Smith},
  journal={Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards},
  year={2000},
  volume={2},
  pages={133-142}
}
The purpose of this paper is to assess the determinants of hurricane evacuation behavior of North Carolina coastal households during Hurricane Bonnie and a future hypothetical hurricane. We use the data from a telephone survey of North Carolina coastal residents. Hypothetical questions are used to assess whether respondents will evacuate and where in the case of a future hurricane with varying intensities. We examine the social, economic, and risk factors that affect the decisions to evacuate… 

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