Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018 Post-Harvey

Variable pd1: Harvey-related flooding

Literal Question

PD1. I’m going to read you some types of flooding people experienced during Hurricane Harvey. Please tell me which one best describes your situation: 01 No flooding 02 Your street was flooded, but not your home 03 Water entered your home but there was limited damage 04 Water entered your home and there was fair amount of damage, or 05 Your home was completely flooded

Descriptive Text

The universe for this variable includes all adult respondents age 18 and older. Question asked only to respondents in the post-Harvey sample. NOTE: Any tabulations or analysis including this variable need to be performed using post-Harvey weight (Fnlwgt_post).

Values Categories N NW
1 No flooding 946 991,404.9
2 Street was flooded, but not home 1389 1,583,627.5
3 Water entered home but limited damage 325 391,044.0
4 Water entered home and fair amount of damage 195 207,962.3
5 Home was completely flooded 130 153,433.0

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 2985 3327471.745
Missing cases 0 0.0
Standard deviation 1.038 1.036
This variable is numeric


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