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Table 6 Psychosocial benefits from the new home

From: The SHARP study: a quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the short-term outcomes of housing and neighbourhood renewal

Statement Percentage (number) claiming this is a problem
  Baseline Survey: % agreeing (n) Postal survey (Wave 2) % agreeing (n) Percentage change (absolute difference)
My home makes me feel like I'm doing well in my life 30.6 (102) 65.1 (179) +34.5 (t = 8.48; p < 0.0001)
My home expresses my personality and values 43.1 (143) 72.8 (201) +29.7 (t = 7.33; p p < 0.0001)
I feel in control of my home 57.5 (191) 79.4 (216) +21.9 (t = 5.71; p p < 0.0001)
I can do what I want, when I want in my home 61.3 (204) 81.2 (224) +19.9 (t = 5.35; p p < 0.0001)
I can get away from it all in my home 56.3 (187) 75.7 (206) +19.4 (t = 4.97; p p < 0.0001)
I feel I have privacy in my home 67.9 (226) 83.2 (227) +15.3 (t = 4.31; p p < 0.0001)
My home feels safe 75.9 (252) 87.5 (239) +11.6 (t = 3.63; p p < 0.0001)
My life has a sense of routine 79.2 (262) 78.5 (215) -0.7 (t = 0.21; p = 0.58)
I worry about losing my home 21.0 (70) 26.6 (71) +5.6 (t = 1.61; p = 0.95)