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Table 1 Community Assessment Project (CAP) variables

From: A novel tool for assessing and summarizing the built environment

  Built environment domain
Source Housing damage Property disorder Territoriality Vacancy Nuisances Miscellaneous (no domain)
Literature · Boarded door · Litter · Security bars · Occupied · Drug paraphernalia · Property type
    · Unoccupied · Food garbage  
· Holes in walls · Garbage · No trespassing sign · Inoperable vehicle · Property sub-type
· Roof damagae · Broken glass · Security sign   · Dog waste · Front entry type
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· Chimney damage · Discarded furniture · Fencing · Discarded furniture · Garden
· Foundation damage · Discarded appliances   · Discarded appliances · Greenery
· Entry damage · Discarded tires · Discarded tires · “For sale” sign
· Door damage · Inoperable vehicle · Condoms · “For rent” sign
· Peeling damage · High weeds · Cigarette butts · Home repair
· Fire damage · Fencing damage · Alcohol container · New home construction
· Boarded windows · Graffiti (on private property) · Clothes · Peeling paint
· Broken windows · Broken glass  
   · High weeds  
· Graffiti (on public spaces)
Community · Condemned · Cars on lawn · Barbed wire · Demolished · Shopping carts · Eviction notice
  · No grass · “Beware of dog” sign   · Tree debris  
· Standing water   · Large trash · Dog
  · Batteries  
· Fallen wire
· Broken water meter cover
· Uncovered storm drain
· Baby diapers
· Construction debris
· Deep holes
· Standing water
Project leaders Other condition Other nuisance (on private property)    Other nuisance (on public spaces) · Padlocked
· Driveway present
· Fence material
· Fenced area
       · Window A/C unit
  1. This table lists each of the variables used in the assessment of parcels (n=53) and public spaces (n=26), as well as the built environment domain they describe and the source that motivated the inclusion of each variable.