UMCES conducted a Survey of Rio Grande Basin residents, asking participants how strongly they agreed or disagreed with various statements. Statements used to assess Cultural and Historic Places were: 1) It is important to me to protect the Rio Grande for cultural use. 2) Preserving pre-historic and historic sites along the Rio Grande is important. 3) Pre-historic and historic sites along the Rio Grande are being preserved appropriately. 4) Cultural sites are respected and maintained in the Rio Grande basin.
How is it scored?
Survey responses were scored based on how much responders agreed with each statement, so that "Strongly agree" responses scored 100%, "Agree" 75%, "Neutral" 50%, "Disagree" 25%, and "Strongly disagree" 0%.