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Table 3 Spearman's correlation coefficient among three scales and 16 census variables at the block group level

From: Direct observation of neighborhood attributes in an urban area of the US south: characterizing the social context of pregnancy

2000 Census Block Group Variables (n = 115) Physical Incivility Territoriality Social Spaces
POVERTY    
% Income Below Poverty 0.62* -0.22* 0.43*
% Public Assistance 0.47* 0.22* 0.14
% Female Head of Household with Dependents 0.44* 0.00 0.13
EDUCATION    
% No High School Diploma 0.68* 0.04 0.21*
EMPLOYMENT/OCCUPATION    
% Unemployed 0.43* -0.10 0.09
% Occupation is Management or Professional -0.62* -0.10 -0.12
HOUSING    
Owner Occupied Median Housing Value -0.56* -0.02 -0.06
% ≥ 1 Person per Room (crowding) 0.33* -0.09 0.10
RACIAL COMPOSITION    
% Black non-Hispanic 0.63* 0.11 0.14
% White non-Hispanic -0.58* -0.06 0.12
% Hispanic 0.17 -0.12 0.05
RESIDENTIAL STABILITY    
% Older than 65 years -0.26* 0.45* 0.01
% Homes Owned -0.43* 0.47* -0.43*
% Living in Same Residence since 1995 -0.16 0.58* -0.20*
TRANSPORTATION    
% Using private transportation to get to work -0.38* 0.03 -0.56*
% Using public transportation to get to work 0.43* 0.05 0.36*
  1. * Significant at ρ < 0.05