Variables Used in this Research

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Demographics: The demographics included gender, age group, marital status, and education.

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Geography: This study was confined to an analysis of the coastal areas of Wales: within 10km of the coast.

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Health: This was self-reported and defined as very good, good, fair, bad, and very bad.

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Deprivation: The variable used here was "adults and pensioners in material deprivation" status.

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Mental Wellbeing: This variable is the mean measure on the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale.

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Flood Risk: This was a combined group of variables asking if a person was concerned or not about flooding to their home, local area, or other parts of Wales.