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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of community influence variables

From: Community influences on adolescents’ use of home-brewed alcohol in rural South Africa

Variable domain Variable Valid N % responding negatively
Opinion of neighborhood I would like to get out of my neighborhood 1547 77
I like my neighborhood 1568 19
Crime in neighborhood 1458 86
Fight in neighborhood 1456 80
Empty buildings in neighborhood 1459 83
Graffiti in neighborhood 1466 87
I feel safe in my neighborhood 1505 30
Drug selling in neighborhood 1486 91
Subjective adult norm Opinion of adults regarding drug use 1556 83
Opinion of adults regarding alcohol use 1519 84
Opinion of adults regarding cigarette smoking 1476 83
Antisocial adult behavior Number of known adult drug users 1508 54
Number of known adult drug dealers 1486 58
Number of known adults in trouble with the police 1458 61
Community affirmation My neighbors notice when I do a good job 1575 25
My neighbors encourage me to do my best 1585 22
My neighbors are proud of me 1585 28