Differences in individual-level terrorism preparedness in Los Angeles County
Eisenman DP; Wold C; Fielding J; Long A; Setodji C; Hickey S; Gelberg L.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
January 30, 2006
Increasing individual preparedness for disasters, including large-scale terrorist attacks, is a significant concern of public health planners. As with natural disasters, individuals can help protect their health and safety by preparing for the emergency situation that may follow a terrorist event. Our study describes variations in preparedness among the population of Los Angeles County after the September 11, 2001 and subsequent anthrax attacks.