Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #24807
 
1Do you have earthquake insurance?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRural
Yes29%30%27%25%31%28%31%28%30%32%**24%29%31%29%28%36%30%25%16%28%34%19%24%39%24%32%28%
No67%68%65%63%67%71%69%65%70%65%**70%61%68%67%64%61%64%71%79%68%61%77%70%57%69%64%72%
Not Sure5%1%8%11%2%2%0%7%1%3%**5%10%2%4%8%3%7%4%6%4%5%5%5%4%6%4%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%35%26%19%20%61%39%47%5%33%15%25%45%21%24%38%26%17%37%47%28%32%40%39%53%7%
 
2What is the deductible on your earthquake insurance? 5%? 10%? 15%? 20%? Or 25%?
143 Who Have Earthquake InsuranceAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 10.1 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRural
5%12%14%11%3%20%13%15%11%14%6%**30%0%1%20%11%4%10%33%0%14%14%8%4%20%14%9%41%
10%26%33%18%26%27%41%13%26%26%26%**28%22%32%23%26%34%26%18%24%29%24%33%33%20%27%24%32%
15%16%11%21%27%7%10%17%17%14%17%**12%16%21%11%15%22%14%13%34%13%16%30%23%8%11%18%16%
20%18%17%18%22%11%10%27%17%19%20%**21%7%18%26%5%16%30%6%14%23%17%1%25%22%22%19%8%
25%5%7%3%6%4%1%8%5%5%5%**4%4%9%1%10%5%5%7%0%4%6%2%0%9%5%5%0%
Not Sure23%18%29%16%31%24%21%23%22%25%**4%51%19%19%32%19%16%23%28%17%23%26%14%22%20%23%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Have Earthquake Insurance100%53%47%31%28%18%22%60%40%53%3%28%16%27%47%21%31%40%22%9%35%56%18%27%55%33%59%7%
 
3After the recent earthquakes, will you go out of you way to purchase insurance?
357 Without Earthquake InsuranceAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 6.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRural
Yes19%21%17%30%23%7%6%27%7%18%15%18%27%18%22%18%18%22%20%17%15%25%14%20%25%24%18%7%
No54%55%53%37%43%65%90%39%77%57%61%58%31%64%52%43%55%58%48%59%52%49%57%50%49%46%50%91%
Not Sure27%23%31%34%34%28%4%34%16%25%23%24%42%18%26%39%26%20%31%24%33%26%29%29%26%30%31%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Without Earthquake Insurance100%49%51%37%25%19%19%62%38%44%5%35%15%25%45%21%22%38%27%20%37%43%32%34%35%41%51%7%
 
4Do you have an earthquake preparedness kit ready in the event of another earthquake?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 5.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRural
Yes46%49%43%51%48%45%35%50%40%51%**42%41%53%45%47%53%46%43%43%48%48%42%47%50%44%49%45%
No52%51%53%46%50%52%64%48%58%48%**57%53%47%54%46%43%52%56%54%48%51%54%49%49%53%49%55%
Not Sure2%0%4%3%3%2%1%3%2%2%**1%6%0%1%7%4%2%1%3%4%1%3%3%1%3%2%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%35%26%19%20%61%39%47%5%33%15%25%45%21%24%38%26%17%37%47%28%32%40%39%53%7%
 
5After the recent earthquakes, will you go out of your way to get a preparedness kit ready?
269 Who Do Not Have a KitAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 7.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRural
Yes41%35%47%51%44%33%31%48%32%37%**45%47%41%43%38%42%35%55%38%47%41%42%49%35%50%38%26%
No40%48%34%28%40%50%49%34%50%42%**42%31%48%31%51%43%43%29%46%32%42%36%34%46%37%38%62%
Not Sure18%17%19%21%16%17%19%18%18%21%**14%22%11%26%11%15%22%16%16%22%17%22%16%19%14%24%12%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Do Not Have a Kit100%47%53%32%25%19%24%57%43%43%5%35%17%22%47%21%22%39%28%18%36%45%30%32%38%41%51%7%
 
6How earthquake safe would you say your home is? Very safe? Somewhat safe? Not very safe? Or not at all safe?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 5.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRural
Very Safe18%17%19%19%15%16%22%17%19%17%**20%14%26%14%16%33%10%15%31%13%16%13%19%18%20%12%29%
Somewhat Safe59%63%55%57%58%65%59%57%62%61%**60%57%59%59%63%51%67%59%39%62%65%52%60%65%55%65%51%
Not Very Safe14%11%17%13%17%10%16%15%13%14%**15%14%9%17%13%8%18%12%14%14%13%19%17%9%14%15%12%
Not At All Safe4%4%3%3%3%8%2%3%5%4%**2%8%2%4%3%3%2%5%8%4%3%3%3%5%3%4%9%
Not Sure5%4%6%8%7%1%2%7%1%5%**3%8%3%6%5%5%2%9%8%7%3%13%1%3%8%5%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%35%26%19%20%61%39%47%5%33%15%25%45%21%24%38%26%17%37%47%28%32%40%39%53%7%
 
7How likely are you to consider leaving California due to the threat of earthquakes? Very likely? Somewhat likely? Not very likely? Or not at all likely?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 5.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRural
Very5%4%6%10%2%4%1%7%3%5%**4%4%7%3%7%6%4%4%12%2%4%6%4%4%5%4%10%
Somewhat7%7%8%13%4%5%4%9%4%7%**5%10%8%7%6%11%5%6%6%9%6%10%5%6%8%7%1%
Not Very25%27%23%34%29%18%13%32%15%26%**24%26%22%25%29%26%27%20%32%25%24%31%29%22%31%25%13%
Not At All60%60%60%42%62%67%82%50%75%59%**66%57%60%63%57%53%61%68%49%59%64%49%60%66%53%61%77%
Not Sure3%3%3%2%3%6%1%2%3%2%**2%4%4%3%2%4%2%2%1%4%1%4%2%2%2%3%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%35%26%19%20%61%39%47%5%33%15%25%45%21%24%38%26%17%37%47%28%32%40%39%53%7%
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.