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Table 1 Focus group demographics and climate opinions derived from the pre-screening questionnaire in the recruitment process. Climate opinions were rated on a scale from 1 (strongly disagree) to 4 (strongly agree) and median values and their interquartile ranges (IQR) are presented

From: Public perceptions of Lyme disease and climate change in southern Manitoba, Canada: making a case for strategic decoupling of climate and health messages

   Climate opinions Demographic information
Group Number of Participants CC is human caused (median, IQR) Level of CC concern (median, IQR) Children at home (# yes) Work outdoors (# yes) Live/work on farm (# yes) Education (# some or complete college/uni) Age (range, average)
Winnipeg (urban) W1 High concern 11 4 (3.5–4) 4 (4–4) 2 3 8 24–68, 49.3
W2 Low concern 10 3 (3–3) 2 (2–3) 3 0 9 33–80, 56.3
Brandon (urban-rural) B1 High concern 10 4 (4–4) 4 (4–4) 1 2 0 7 21–65, 48.2
B2 Low concern 8 3 (3–3.25) 2 (1.75–3) 1 4 1 6 42–71, 59.6
Morden- Winkler
(rural)
M1 High concern 11 4 (3–4) 4 (3–4) 4 3 1 9 33–70, 51.8
M2 Low concern 11 3 (2.5–3) 2 (2–2) 5 2 2 5 25–68, 43.5