Neighborhood-Level Police-Reported Crime

Measure Definition:

This measure of police reported crime has been operationalized using data purchased from Applied Geographic systems.  The data set included county names, population, total crime, personal crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) and property crime (burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft) by census tract. Further details are available in Slotman et al. 2022 and at the NCI ADOPT core measures web site.


Neighborhood Characteristics

Construct Definition (and Source):

Characteristics that may describe the demographic, social, built environment, or economic characteristics of a geographic area in which people live and can affect health and well-being of neighborhood residents. Neighborhood environments include the physical environment (unsafe air/water), built environment (sidewalks/greenspace) and the social environment (safety, sense of community). (MeSH)

Selected References

Citation PubMed ID

Slotman BA, Stinchcomb DG, Powell-Wiley TM, Ostendorf DM, Saelens BE, Gorin AA, Zenk SN, Berrigan D. Environmental data and methods from the Accumulating Data to Optimally Predict Obesity Treatment (ADOPT) core measures environmental working group. Data Brief. 2022 Mar 2;41:108002. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2022.108002. PMID: 35300389; PMCID: PMC8920874.