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Table 6 Utility of each attribute across choice experiments

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

  Condition 1: Indirect to direct attack Condition 2: Direct to indirect attack
Average utilities of attribute levels (zero-centered diffs) Average part-worth utilities Standard deviation Average part-worth utilities Standard deviation
Forecasted precipitation High probability of wetting rain 26.94 49.53 −63.83 58.40
No rain forecasted −26.94 49.53 63.83 58.40
Forecasted relative humidity Humid 14.48 19.50 −21.41 24.567
Moderate −11.84 13.78 7.95 19.01
Dry −2.64 14.28 13.47 19.10
Forecasted wind Slightly windy 44.90 15.57 −4.55 28.67
Windy −7.55 30.99 −15.18 18.29
Very windy −37.35 32.99 19.73 26.70
Time in fire season Early season 75.50 38.00 −34.98 59.82
Middle season 23.68 29.48 2.69 25.66
Late season −99.18 55.19 32.29 63.97
Energy release component ERC trending downwards toward 60% 5.19 38.37 −20.83 51.62
ERC stable around 80% −23.41 21.06 2.63 29.15
ERC trending upwards toward 90% 18.22 39.36 18.20 58.04
NONE 154.96 216.88 −68.69 159.91