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Table 1 Characteristics of participants completing both pre- and post-intervention surveys and participants completing only pre-intervention survey 1

From: A pre-and-post study of an urban renewal program in a socially disadvantaged neighbourhood in Sydney, Australia

   Completed pre- and post-intervention surveys Completed pre- intervention survey only p-value
   N = 28 N = 14  
   n % n %  
Age (years) 18-34 10 36 7 50 0.72
  35-54 14 50 5 36 (3df)
  55-74 3 11 2 14  
  75+ 1 4 0 0  
Sex Male 8 29 2 14 0.45
  Female 20 71 12 86  
Education level Not completed year 12 21 75 8 57 0.312
  Completed year 12 2 7 2 14  
  TAFE 1 4 4 29  
  University 3 11 0 0  
  Other 1 0 0 0  
Employment Working 4 14 6 43 0.06
status Not working 24 86 8 57  
Country of birth Australia 22 79 12 86 0.70
  Other 6 21 2 14  
Language spoken English 25 89 12 86 >0.99
at home Non-English 3 11 1 7  
  Refused 0 0 1 7  
Aboriginality Yes 6 21 3 21 >0.99
  No 22 79 11 79  
Length of time <=5 13 46 10 71 0.40
lived in 6-10 6 21 1 7 (4df)
neighbourhood 11-15 3 11 0 0  
(years) 16-20 4 14 1 7  
  >20 2 7 2 14  
  Mean (SD3) 8.2   6.9   
   (6.85)   (8.09)   
Number of people 1-3 19 68 12 86 0.22
living in household 4-7 9 32 2 14  
Living with Alone 5 18 2 14 >0.99
  Partner 1 4 0 0 (4df)
  Children 16 57 8 57  
  Partner and children 5 18 3 38  
  Other family 1 4 1 7  
Number of None 9 32 5 36 0.36
children <16 years 1-3 12 43 8 57 (2df)
in household 4+ 7 25 1 7  
Number of motor 0 13 46 5 36 0.51
cars in working 1+ 15 54 9 64  
order in household       
  1. 1Includes participants who were ineligible because they had left the two streets (n = 13) or who refused to participate in the post-intervention survey (n = 1); 2Did not complete year 12 vs rest; 3SD = standard deviation.