Study Cohen et al. (1982): study US 1979
- 18-55 aged, general public, New York City, 1979
- N = 602
- Non Response
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's Label
- Perceived social problems in the neighborhood
- Our Classification
- 5-item index of ratings of social problems in the neigborhood.
1: drug addicts in the neighborhood.
2: alcoholics in the street.
3: rundown buildings.
4: burglary of homes and apartments.
5: crazy people on the streets
Responses were rated on four-point scales, ranging from "not at all like
it is" (1) to "exactly like it is" (4).