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close this bookArid Zone Settlement in Australia: A Focus on Alice Springs (UNU, 1985, 129 pages)
View the documentIntroduction: Arid zones and Australia's relation
View the document1. Australia's arid zone: Geographical setting
View the document2. Ecological setting and urbanization processes
View the document3. Population and ecological groupings
View the document4. Settlers' attitudes
View the document5. Migration and adjustment
View the document6. Tertiary activities and urban growth in arid zone towns
View the document7. Education and spatial disadvantage
View the document8. Health service provision and perceptions of service adequacy
View the document9. Aboriginal and non-aboriginal health
View the document10. Reflections on a remote settlement and its arid zone setting
View the documentConclusion: Urbanization and Alice Springs
View the documentAppendix A: Example of a completed open-ended response schedule, Alice Springs surveys 1980 and 1981 (responses are in italic print)
View the documentAppendix B: Explanation of subcategory titles (adapted from Brealey and Newton 1978, appendix B)
View the documentAppendix C: Detailed summary of major and minor response categories (refer to table 4.3 in text)
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Appendix C: Detailed summary of major and minor response categories (refer to table 4.3 in text)

    Indeterminate Favourable Unfavourable Total and percentage
Prompts not answered Total N 641     641
Row % 100.0     100.0
Column % 56.4     19.7
Total % 19.7     19.7
1.1 Buildings   6 8 36 50
    12.0 16.0 72.0 100.0
    0.5 1.1 2.6 1.5
    0.2 0.2 1.1 1.5
1.2 Utilities   1 4 31 36
    2.8 11.1 86.1 100.0
    0.1 0.5 2.2 1.1
    0.0 0.1 1.0 1.1
1.3 Streets       1 1
        1 00.0 0.0
        0.1 0.0
        0.0 0.0
1.4 Planning     22 13 35
      62.9 37.1 100.0
      3.0 0.9 1.1
      0.7 0.4 1.1
1.5 Pollution     14   14
      100.0   100.0
      1.9   0.4
      0.4   0.4
2.1 Climate   3 24 33 60
    5.0 40.0 55.0 100.0
    0.3 3.3 2.4 1.8
    0.1 0.7 1.0 1.8
2.2 Temperature   2 2 53 57
    3.5 3.5 93.0 100.0
    0.2 0.3 3.8 1.7
    0.1 0.1 1.6 1.7
2.3 Topography     10 2 12
      83.3 16.7 100.0
      1.4 0.1 0.4
      0.3 0.1 0.4
2.4 Flora and fauna   1 4 1 6
    16.7 66.7 16.7 100.0
    0.1 0.5 0.1 0.2
    0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2
2.5 Dust       3 3
        1 00.0 100.0
        0.2 0.1
        0.1 0.1
2.6 Water surface     1 45 46
      2.2 97.8 100.0
      0.1 3.2 1.4
      0.0 1.4 1.4
3.1 Isolation   19 13 174 206
    9.2 6.3 84.5 100.0
    1.7 1.8 12.5 6.3
    0.6 0.4 5.3 6.3
3.2 Communications   1   8 9
    11.1   88.9 100.0
    0.1   0.6 0.3
    0.0   0.2 0.3
3.3 Transport   1 1 131 133
    0.8 0.8 98.5 100.0
    0.1 0.1 9.4 4.1
    0.0 0.0 4.0 4.1
3.4 Holidays   1   6 7
    14.3   85.7 100.0
    0.1   0.4 0.2
    0.0   0.2 0.2
3.5 Relatives     1 13 14
      7.1 92.9 100.0
      0.1 0.9 0.4
      0.0 0.4 0.4
3.6 Other 3     2 6 8
      25.0 75.0 100.0
      0.3 0.4 0.2
      0.1 0.2 0.2
4.1 Citizen welfare     3 8 11
      27.3 72.7 100.0
      0.4 0.6 0.3
      0.1 0.2 0.3
4.2 Other 4   2 11 35 48
    4.2 22.9 72.9 100.0
    0.2 1.5 2.5 1.5
    0.1 0.3 1.1 1.5
5.1 Education   1   9 10
    10.0   90.0 100.0
    0.1   0.6 0.3
    0.0   0.3 0.3
5.2 Recreation   3 8 84 95
    3.2 8.4 88.4 100.0
    0.3 1.1 6.0 2.9
    0.1 0.2 2.6 2.9
5.3 Health     2 7 9
      22.2 77.8 100.0
      0.3 0.5 0.3
      0.1 0.2 0.3
5.4 Retail and commerce   1 30 31
      3.2 96.8 100.0
      0.1 2.2 1.0
      0.0 0.9 1.0
5.5 Local transport       22 22
        100.0 100.0
        1.6 0.7
        0.7 0.7
5.6 Other 5     5 8 13
      38.5 61.5 100.0
      0.7 0.6 0.4
      0.2 0.2 0.4
6.1 Alcohol and gambling 1   67 68
    1.5   98.5 100.0
    0.1   4.8 2.1
    0.0 2.1 2.1  
6.2 Social relations   24 218 26 268
    9.0 81.3 9.7 100.0
    2.1 29.8 1.9 8.2
    0.7 6.7 0.8 8.2
6.3 Civic pride       6 6
        100.0 100.0
        0.4 0.2
        0.2 0.2
6.4 Children's future     3   3
      1 00.0   1 00.0
      0.4   0.1
      0.1   0.1
6.5 Standard of living   2 6 2 11
    27.3 54.5 18.2 100.0
    0.3 0.8 0.1 0.3
    0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3
6.6 Opportunities   115 19 5 139
    82.7 13.7 3.6 100.0
    10.1 2.6 0.4 4.3
    3.5 0.6 0.2 4.3
6.7 Family cohesiveness   2 17 4 23
    8.7 73.9 17.4 100.0
    0.2 2.3 0.3 0.7
    0.1 0.5 0.1 0.7
6.8 Other 6   6 8 14 28
    21.4 28.6 50.0 100.0
    0.5 1.1 1.0 0.9
    0.2 0.2 0.4 0.9
7.1 Cost of living   1 1 64 66
    1.5 1.5 97.0 100.0
    0.1 0.1 4.6 2.0
    0.0 0.0 2.0 2.0
7.2 Rent and rates     1 3 4
      25.0 75.0 100.0
      0.1 0.2 0.1
      0.0 0.1 0.1
7.3 Wages     10 1 11
      90.9 9.1 100.0
      1.4 0.1 0.3
      0.3 0.0 0.3
7.4 Land prices     1 1 2
      50.0 50.0 100.0
      0.1 0.1 0.1
      0.0 0.0 0.1
7.5 Other 7   2   2 4
    50.0   50.0 100.0
    0.2   0.1 0.1
    0.1   0.1 0.1
8.1 Challenge   10 11 3 24
    41.7 45.8 12.5 100.0
    0.9 1.5 0.2 0.7
    0.3 0.3 0.1 0.7
8.2 Length of stay   3 12 16 31
    9.7 38.7 51.6 100.0
    0.3 1.6 1.1 1.0
    0.1 0.4 0.5 1.0
8.3 Aboriginal issues   68 32 117 217
    31.3 14.7 53.9 100.0
    6.0 4.4 8.4 6.7
    2.1 1.0 3.6 6.7
8.4 Travel   6     6
    100.0     100.0
    0.5     0.2
    0.2     0.2
8.5 Local origin   16     16
    100.0     100.0
    1.4     0.5
    0.5     0.5
8.6 Tourism   45 101 74 220
    20.5 45.9 33.6 100.0
    4.0 13.8 5.3 6.7
    1.4 3.1 2.3 6.7
8.7 Future town size   27 27 148 202
    13.4 13.4 73.3 100.0
    2.4 3.7 10.6 6.2
    0.8 0.8 4.5 6.2
Not identified   124 128 81 333
    37.2 38.4 24.3 100.0
    10.9 17.5 5.8 10.2
    3.8 3.9 2.5 10.2
Total N   1,136 732 1,394 3,262
Row %   34.8 22.4 42.7 100.0
Column %   100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Total %   34.8 22.4 42.7 100.0