- 18-55 aged, general public, New York City, 1979
- N = 602
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Perceived social cohesion in neighborhood
- Our Classification
- 6-item index measuring the extent to which respondents see their local neighborhood as a positive source of help.
1: most of the people around here know their neighbors well.
2: the people in the neighborhood often share things to help each other out.
3: people in this neighborhood talk to each other about things that bother them.
4: in this neighborhood you can always find somebody to help you out when you need it.
5: a lot op people in this area are friendly and helpful.
6: people in this neighborhood sometimes lend each other money when things are tight.
Responses were given on a four-point scale, ranging from "not all like it
is" (1) to "exactly like it is" (4).