- 18-55 aged, general public, New York City, 1979
- N = 602
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Perceived crime in the neighborhood
- Our Classification
- 5-item index of questions on extent to which respondents had witnessed or personally heard of local violent crimes.
1: a fight in which a weapon was used.
2: violent arguments between neighbors.
3: people being hit by the police.
4: somemone murdered.
5: someone comitting suicide.
Responses rated on a four-point scale,
ranging from "never" (1) to "frequently" (4).