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Table 3 Some characteristics of the respondents by region of residence: percentages corrected for stratified sampling

From: Use of residential wood heating in a context of climate change: a population survey in Québec (Canada)

  Region of residence
Variables Eastern Québec Northern part of southern Québec Centre of the province Québec City region South of Montréal North of Montréal Montréal and Laval
Type of dwelling:        
• House 87.4%1 78.8% 76.0% 67.2% 73.8% 85.0% 38.4%
• Apartment 12.6% 21.2% 24.0% 32.9% 26.3% 15.0% 61.6%
First language learned at home:        
• French only 96.0% 95.0% 96.2% 93.4% 86.1% 85.3% 60.8%
• other than French only 4.0% 5.0% 3.8% 6.6% 13.9% 14.7% 39.2%
Region of residence perceived as conducive to cold waves:        
• a lot 27.0% 41.5% 23.3% 31.9% 34.6% 33.9% 41.1%
• Average 44.6% 39.9% 55.1% 49.6% 46.9% 46.8% 40.8%
• not much 19.3% 17.1% 16.0% 16.0% 15.4% 15.0% 14.1%
• not at all 9.2% 1.6% 5.6% 2.5% 3.2% 4.3% 4.0%
Region of residence perceived as conducive to winter smog:        
• a lot 5.4% 0.6% 1.2% 3.3% 6.6% 4.4% 15.4%
• Average 12.4% 8.8% 19.2% 17.2% 22.5% 20.3% 31.5%
• not much 21.9% 21.4% 28.7% 33.5% 29.1% 29.4% 29.6%
• not at all 60.3% 69.3% 50.9% 46.1% 41.8% 45.9% 23.5%
Wood heating:        
• Yes 35.0% 34.8% 30.7% 23.0% 21.9% 24.9% 4.0%
• No 65.0% 65.2% 69.3% 77.0% 78.1% 75.2% 96.0%
Prohibition of wood heating when there is winter smog:        
• completely agree 26.2% 33.8% 29.8% 27.5% 36.1% 37.3% 48.5%
• do not completely agree 73.8% 66.2% 70.2% 72.5% 63.9% 62.7% 51.5%
Belief of the contribution of anthropogenic causes to climate change in the last fifty years:        
• average or a lot 79.3% 76.9% 82.8% 78.0% 85.2% 85.0% 84.1%
• not much or not at all 20.7% 23.1% 17.2% 22.0% 14.8% 15.0% 15.9%
  1. 1The total percentages for a given variable may not be exactly 100%, due to rounding to the closest decimal.
  2. To simplify the presentation, percentages below 2% for missing data have not been reported.