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Table 2 Prevalence of assessed characteristics

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

Parcel variables # times observed Public space nuisances # times observed
   Broken glass 4,171
Residential 13,398 Litter 11,970
· Single-family homes 11,182 High weeds/grass 2,025
· Apartments 505 Food garbage 5,511
· Senior housing, care facilities, duplexes, other 1,711 Cigarette butts/cartons 3,788
Commercial 681 Alcohol containers 1,260
Religious institution 153 Drug paraphernalia 13
Community 225 Graffiti 3
Unoccupied 1,253 Discarded appliances 61
Boarded windows 2,247 Discarded tires 66
Peeling paint 3,473 Condoms 82
Driveways 12,532   
Residential greenery 10,575   
Yard litter or garbage 5,116   
High weeds or grass 2,090   
Security signage 4,051   
Window AC units 2,271   
Roof damage 437   
foundation damage 33   
Condemned residence 35   
Eviction notice 33   
Vegetable garden 443   
For sale sign 368   
For rent sign 306   
Graffiti 23   
  1. Table 2 summarizes the prevalence of the most commonly observed variables in the assessment.