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4818.5 - Community Preparedness for Emergencies, Western Australia, October 2011 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/05/2012   
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APPENDIX APPENDIX1


ADDITIONAL DATA AVAILABLE

In addition to the statistics provided in this publication, the ABS can produce customised tabulations on request. Subject to confidentiality and sampling variability constraints, tabulations can be produced from the survey by cross-classifying any of the following data items for the relevant survey populations.

Some data items have changed from the previous iteration of this State Supplementary Survey topic. See Explanatory note 10 for details.


DATA ITEMS

Demographic

Region of usual residence

      Perth Major Statistical Region
      Balance of WA Major Statistical Region

Dissemination region
      Central metropolitan
      Eastern metropolitan
      Northern metropolitan
      South west metropolitan
      South east metropolitan
      Lower western WA
      Remainder-balance of WA

Family composition of household
      One family households
          Couple family with dependent children
          One parent family with dependent children
          Couple only
          Other one family households
      Multiple family households
      Non-family households
          Lone person
          Group household

Family composition
      Couple family
          Couple family with children under 15
          Couple family with no children under 15
      One parent family
          One parent family with children under 15
          One parent family with no children under 15
      Other family

Number of people in household
      Lone person
      Two persons
      Three persons
      Four or more persons

Elderly households
      Household with no persons aged 75 years and over
      Households with one person aged 75 years and over
      Households with two or more persons aged 75 years and over

Seniors households
      At least one person aged 60 years and over
      No persons aged 60 years and over

Number of persons aged 15 years and over
      One person aged 15 years and over
      Two persons aged 15 years and over
      Three or more persons aged 15 years and over
      No person aged 15 years and over

Number of children aged 0 to 14 in the household
      One child aged 0 to 14
      Two or more children aged 0 to 14
      No children aged 0 to 14

Young and senior household members
      No persons under 15 years nor over 59 years of age
      At least one person under 15 years but no one over 59 years of age
      At least one person over 59 years but no one under 15 years of age
      At least one person under 15 years and one person over 59 years of age

Age of youngest household member in household
      Household with at least one member aged 0 to 4 years
      Household with at least one member aged 5 to 9 but none less than 5 years
      Household with at least one member aged 10 to 14 but none less than 10 years
      Household with at least one member aged 15 to 19 but none less than 15 years
      Household with no member aged less than 20 years


Evacuation and communication

Whether household has experienced any major emergencies in their area
      Have experienced a major emergency in area
      Have not experienced a major emergency in area
      Don't know

Whether household has agreed place to meet if evacuated or unable to return home
      Have agreed place to meet
      Do not have agreed place to meet
      Don't know

Whether household member(s) have plans for how to get out of the dwelling if there was an emergency
      Has plans to get out of dwelling
      Does not have plans to get out of dwelling
      Don't know

Whether anyone in household would need help getting out of dwelling in an emergency
      Need help to leave dwelling
      Do not need help to leave dwelling

Assistance required to leave dwelling
      Young children or babies needing help
      Mobility impaired
      Visually impaired
      Intellectual disability
      Other
      Do not need help

Whether anyone in household would need help with transport to leave area in an emergency
      Need transport help to leave area
      Do not need transport help to leave area

Whether household has anyone to stay with if had to leave home
      Have someone to stay with
      Do not have anyone to stay with

Whether household has pets needing evacuation in an emergency
      Have pets needing evacuation
      Do not have pets needing evacuation

Reasons household members would not want to leave dwelling
      Do not have reasons
      Looters, security or vandalism
      Stay and protect in a bush fire
      Other

Whether anyone in household cares for anyone outside the household (excluding paid care)
      Someone in household cares for someone who lives elsewhere
      No person caring for someone who lives elsewhere

Whether household has persons who do not understand English
      Someone in household does not understand English
      All understand English

Whether household has someone who does not speak English
      Someone in household does not speak English
      All speak English

Whether person who does not understand or speak English would understand emergency instructions in English
      Would understand emergency instructions in English
      Would not understand emergency instructions in English


Preparedness

Whether household has any drinking water in bottles or containers
      Has water stored
      Does not have stored drinking water
      Don't know

Available stored drinking water
      Less than 1 litre
      1 to less than 5 litres
      5 to less than 10 litres
      10 to less than 20 litres
      20 litres or more
      Have water stored but unknown volume
      Don't know if there is stored water
      No bottled water

Whether household has food that does not require cooking or refrigeration
      Has food that does not require cooking or refrigeration
      Does not have food of this type
      Don't know

Amount of stored ready to eat food
      1 to 3 days of food
      4 to 6 days of food
      7 to 14 days of food
      More than 14 days of food
      Have food but unknown quantity
      Don’t know if there is stored food
      None stored

Whether household has a torch which is ready to use in your home
      Torch ready to use
      Does not have torch ready for use
      Don’t know

Whether household has a portable radio with working batteries in it
      Has portable radio with working batteries
      Does not have portable radio with working batteries
      Don’t know

Whether household has landline telephone
      Has landline telephone connection
      Does not have landline telephone connection
      Don’t know

Landline telephones
      Cordless handset only
      Fixed handset only
      Both cordless and fixed handsets
      Don't know type of handset in use
      Don’t know if have landline phone
      Does not have landline telephones

Access to the internet
      Has access to the internet
      Does not have access to the internet
      Don’t know

First aid qualification
      Someone has first aid qualification
      No-one has first aid qualification
      Don’t know

First aid qualification and recency of qualification
      Qualification obtained or renewed in last three years
      Qualification not obtained or renewed in last three years
      Don't know if qualification obtained or renewed in last three years
      Don't know if anyone has first aid qualification
      No first aid qualification

Whether household keeps important documents together
      Keeps important documents together
      Does not keep important documents together
      Don’t know

Medication for any long term medical conditions
      Someone in household on medication for long term medical condition
      No-one on medication for long term medical condition
      Don't know

Medications and whether medications kept together
      Medications kept together
      Medications not kept together
      Has medication but don't know if kept together
      Don't know if anyone is on medication for long term condition
      No-one on medication for long term condition

Whether on medication for long term medical condition and whether list of medications kept
      List of medications kept for long term condition
      Does not have medication list kept for long term condition
      Don’t know if there's medication list but have medication for long term condition
      Don't know if anyone on medication for long term condition
      No-one on medication for long term condition


Awareness-Preparing

Awareness of how warnings are communicated
      Police contacts
      Road Traffic Authority (RTA) contacts
      Telephone hotline
      Internet
      Radio
      Television
      Emergency services personnel
      Other
      Don't know


Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling structure
      Separate house
      Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse, etc.
      Flat, unit, or apartment
      Other

Tenure type
      Fully owned, or being purchased
      Rented
      Other

Whether dwelling is covered by building insurance
      Covered by building insurance
      Does not have building insurance cover
      Don't know

Whether dwelling is covered by contents insurance
      Covered by contents insurance
      Does not have contents insurance cover
      Don't know

Whether dwelling is covered by comprehensive insurance
      Comprehensive - both building and contents
      Building cover only
      Contents cover only
      Does not have any cover
      Don't know


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