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Table 1 Total number and percentage of tweets that express negative emotions

From: Spatio-temporal distribution of negative emotions on Twitter during floods in Chennai, India, in 2015: a post hoc analysis

Disaster time periodTweet count (percentage)
Total (N)Negative emotion (combined index)AngerDisgustFearSad
Before disaster (1 November to 20 November 2015)2050349 (17.02%)174 (8.49%)75 (3.66%)46 (2.24%)196 (9.56%)
During disaster (21 November to 10 December 2015)1864549 (29.45%)224 (12.04%)174 (9.33%)326 (17.49%)311 (16.68%)
After disaster (11 December to 30 December 2015)1782203 (11.39%)62 (11.39%)71 (3.98%)39 (2.19%)135 (7.58%)
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