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Table 2 Perceptions of neighborhood safety by dimensions of neighborhood violence

From: Association between neighborhood safety and overweight status among urban adolescents

  Believe there is a lot of gang violence in the neighborhood or school Saw someone attacked with a weapon (other than a gun) in the neighborhoodb Saw someone physically assaulted in the neighborhoodb
Rarely or never feel safe 68.0% 17.8% 25.0%
Always or sometimes feel safe 44.1% 11.3% 22.3%
p -value a <0.001 0.025 0.463
  1. a p for chi-squared test for perceived neighborhood safety by the associated dimensions.
  2. b Time referent is in the past 12 months.