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Table 7 Demographic characteristics of the people with high health risk perception but employing <4 spontaneous adaptation behaviors during heat waves (n=45)

From: Associations between risk perception, spontaneous adaptation behavior to heat waves and heatstroke in Guangdong province, China

  N (%)
Gender   
  Male 27 60.0
  Female 18 40.0
Age (years)   
  <30 10 22.3
  30–49 20 44.4
  ≥50 15 33.3
Education   
  Elementary school or lower 22 48.9
  Higher education 23 51.1
Occupation   
  Agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry or fishing 22 48.9
  Other occupations 23 51.1
Family monthly income per person (yuan)   
< 500 27 60.0
≥ 500 18 40.0
Residential area   
  Urban 14 31.1
  Rural 31 68.9