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Table 4 Perceptions of neighbour nuisance and general safety across districts over time

From: Understanding the impact of area-based interventions on area safety in deprived areas: realist evaluation of a neighbour nuisance intervention in Arnhem, the Netherlands

  Neighbour nuisance (% yes)a General safety (% unsafe)b
Districtsc 2005 2007 2009 2011 2005 2007 2009 2011
Target district 1 16 17 17 18 35 47 34 37
Target district 2    17 12    32 30
Target district 3a    12 16    31 35
Target district 3b    12 13    28 36
Target district 3c    10 12    30 34
Target district 4    15 17    35 45
City average 12 10 9 9 30 29 25 26
  1. aPercentage agreeing with the item ‘neighbour nuisance occurs often in my neighbourhood’
  2. bPercentage agreeing with the item ‘I sometimes feel unsafe in my neighbourhood’
  3. cMCN was introduced in 2006 in target district 1, and in 2010 in target districts 2 to 4