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Table 2 Correlation matrix of variables used in multivariate analyses of socioeconomic and demographic variables in Hamilton neighbourhoods, 2004. Numbers not in brackets are pair-wise correlation coefficients whereas those in brackets are p-values. A: Persons with less than grade 9 education; B: New immigrants; C: Visible minority; D: Aboriginal persons; E: Median income; F: Government transfer income; G: Low-income persons; H: Non-official language population; I: Unemployment rate; J: Dwelling value; K: Owner-occupied dwellings; L: Population aged under 20 years; M: Population aged 65 years or older; N: Single-parent families; O: Married population; P: Population living alone; Q: Internal migrants R: Population Density

From: Inequalities in neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics: potential evidence-base for neighbourhood health planning

  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
A 1.00                  
B 0.12 (0.166) 1.00                 
C 0.28 (0.001) 0.69 (<.001) 1.00                
D 0.24 (0.006) -0.04 (0.623) 0.12 (0.176) 1.00               
E -0.65 (<.001) -0.35 (<.001) -0.48 (<.001) -0.59 (<.001) 1.00              
F 0.70 (<.001) 0.31 (<.001) 0.37 (<.001) 0.11 (0.229) -0.68 (<.001) 1.00             
G 0.52 (<.001) 0.50 (<.001) 0.61 (<.001) 0.22 (0.013) -0.74 (<.001) 0.82 (<.001) 1.00            
H 0.66 (<.001) 0.59 (<.001) 0.62 (<.001) 0.04 (0.660) -0.51 (<.001) 0.56 (<.001) 0.60 (<.001) 1.00           
I 0.49 (<.001) 0.34 (<.001) 0.44 (<.001) 0.11 (0.201) -0.54 (<.001) 0.68 (<.001) 0.66 (<.001) 0.56 (<.001) 1.00          
J -0.49 (<.001) -0.45 (<.001) -0.48 (<.001) -0.19 (0.027) 0.68 (<.001) -0.77 (<.001) -0.82 (<.001) -0.50 (<.001) -0.54 (<.001) 1.00         
K -0.25 (0.004) -0.67 (<.001) -0.61 (<.001) -0.17 (0.054) 0.59 (<.001) -0.62 (<.001) -0.79 (<.001) -0.50 (<.001) -0.55 (<.001) 0.68 (<.001) 1.00        
L -0.07 (0.426) -0.12 (0.190) 0.10 (0.246) 0.09 (0.300) 0.14 (0.103) -0.33 (<.001) -0.16 (0.077) -0.07 (0.413) -0.12 (0.180) 0.28 (0.001) 0.38 (<.001) 1.00       
M 0.13 (0.132) -0.06 (0.485) -0.26 (0.003) -0.22 (0.010) -0.02 (0.859) 0.38 (<.001) 0.01 (0.948) -0.01 (0.906) 0.06 (0.484) -0.16 (0.072) -0.11 (0.195) -0.76 (<.001) 1.00      
N 0.46 (<.001) 0.31 (<.001) 0.43 (<.001) 0.18 (0.039) -0.57 (<.001) 0.67 (<.001) 0.80 (<.001) 0.41 (<.001) 0.57 (<.001) -0.75 (<.001) -0.58 (<.001) 0.08 (0.394) -0.12 (0.184) 1.00     
O -0.32 (<.001) -0.36 (<.001) -0.44 (<.001) -0.23 (0.007) 0.64 (<.001) -0.67 (<.001) -0.86 (<.001) -0.39 (<.001) -0.56 (<.001) 0.79 (<.001) 0.81 (<.001) 0.40 (<.001) -0.10 (0.240) -0.73 (<.001) 1.00    
P 0.10 (0.252) 0.34 (<.001) 0.29 (0.001) 0.08 (0.344) -0.42 (<.001) 0.58 (<.001) 0.62 (<.001) 0.27 (0.002) 0.41 (<.001) -0.59 (<.001) -0.77 (<.001) -0.72 (<.001) 0.44 (<.001) 0.33 (<.001) -0.80 (<.001) 1.00   
Q -0.33 (<.001) 0.16 (0.071) 0.14 (0.103) 0.35 (<.001) -0.03 (0.698) -0.19 (0.032) 0.02 (0.791) -0.04 (0.671) 0.00 (0.962) 0.10 (0.251) -0.25 (0.004) -0.03 (0.756) -0.24 (0.005) -0.11 (0.231) -0.16 (0.076) 0.24 (0.006) 1.00  
R 0.18 (0.038) 0.42 (<.001) 0.43 (<.001) 0.11 (0.219) -0.41 (<.001) 0.44 (<.001) 0.60 (<.001) 0.32 (<.001) 0.36 (<.001) -0.62 (<.001) -0.67 (<.001) -0.28 (0.002) 0.05 (0.553) 0.48 (<.001) -0.64 (<.001) 0.59 (<.001) -0.02 (0.821) 1.00