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Table 2 Seven-Item Interviewer Observed AAH Neighborhood Scale* Results Compared to Residents' Global Rating of their Neighborhood.

From: Rating neighborhoods for older adult health: results from the African American Health study

  Mean Interviewer Rated Scale Scores
Resident Subjects' Global Rating of their Neighborhood Total Sample Inner City Suburbs
Excellent 2.96 4.92 2.40
Very Good 3.66 5.38 3.03
Good 5.14 6.51 4.00
Fair 6.18 7.02 4.71
Poor 6.98 7.07 6.60
p-value for linear trend < .001 < .001 < .001
  1. * Sum of the seven-item rating scale (range 0–15 points for Block Face A). Higher scores represent worse neighborhood conditions.