Accession Number : AD0757640

Title :   Local Civil Defense Directors in Action: Disaster Priorities for the 70's and Involvement in DCPA Programs.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : IOWA STATE UNIV AMES DEPT OF SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Mulford,Charles L. ; Klonglan,Gerald E. ; Tweed,Dan L. ; Kopachevsky,Joseph P.

Report Date : SEP 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 74

Abstract : The report is the first of a five-part series which presents the initial questions and responses of items related to Disaster Priorities and Involvement in Defense Civil Preparedness Agency Programs obtained from a national sample of local civil defense director/coordinators. The report presents through the use of simple descriptive statistics (frequency, mean, mode, std. dev., etc.) content areas which include: areas of local emphasis (nuclear, natural, etc.), opinions concerning future involvement in DCPA programs (CDUEP, CSP, RCD, etc.), present involvement in DCPA programs, usefulness of DCPA programs, home shelter sharing, and attitudes and perceptions of local directors concerning home shelter sharing. Secondly, the report also contains the questions, item format, codes utilized in the initial data analysis, and a glossary of statistical terms used in the report. (Author Modified Abstract)

Descriptors :   (*CIVIL DEFENSE, *MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL), STATISTICAL DATA, TRAINING, SHELTERS, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), SOCIOLOGY

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Civil Defense

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE