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Table 1 Selected variables for analysing speed of disaster recovery

From: Analysing spatial interdependence among the 2011 Thailand flood-affected small and medium enterprises for reduction of disaster recovery time period

Variable Description Values
DRTP Disaster recovery time period (dependent variable) In days
Personal variables
 Gender Gender of the respondent (Management) Male (1) or female (0)
 Age Age of the respondent (Management) Years
Education Education of the respondent (Management) Postgraduate (1) or not (0)
Economic variables
 Damage Economic damage amount In thousands of dollars
 Business Type of the Business Manufacturing (1) or Service (0)
 Export Export by the SME Yes (1) or No (0)
 Mitigation Mitigation before 2011 floods Yes (1) or No (0)
 Insurance Insurance coverage before 2011 floods Yes (1) or No (0)
 Loan Pending bank loans due to 2011 floods Yes (1) or No (0)
 Risk Risk perception of floods before 2011 floods Yes (1) or No (0)
 Govt_res Government response to 2011 floods Satisfactory (1) or not satisfactory (0)
 Govt_prep Government preparation for 2011 floods Satisfactory (1) or not satisfactory (0)
 BCP Business continuity planning before 2011 floods Yes (1) or No (0)
  1. Source: Field Survey conducted by Authors