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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of agency pressure, risk perception, and forecast reliability

From: Assessing the role of short-term weather forecasts in fire manager tactical decision-making: a choice experiment

Variable Mean Median Range
Perceived risk of direct and indirect attacks 2.94 3* 1–5
General forecast reliability 2.90 3** 1–4
Wind forecast reliability 2.65 3** 1–4
Precipitation forecast reliability 2.59 3** 1–4
Relative humidity forecast reliability 2.84 3** 1–4
  1. *Corresponds to “direct attack and indirect attack are equally risky”
  2. **Corresponds to “they are accurate 51–75% of the time”