An industry survey of Florida homeowners found that although most had taken precautions against upcoming hurricanes, some others did not regard hurricanes as a risk and would not take additional protective measures.

The Institute for Business & Home Safety released the results of a statewide phone survey among Florida homeowners. The survey, conducted by Lawrence Research and sponsored by State Farm Insurance, polled 800 homeowners in the state.

Among the statistics, 47 percent of the respondents expressed concern about preventing and reducing potential hurricane damage to their home, while another 53 percent of homeowners said that they had already taken steps to better protect their home.

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