Middletown Area Study, 1988

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CONDITIN

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THEIR HOME: Which of the following conditions best explains why you are dissatisfied with your home?
  1) Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition
  2) The neighborhood is deteriorating
  3) Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating
  4) Some other problem
  5) Don't know

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition 10 38.5% 38.5% -1.11
The neighborhood is deteriorating 2 7.7% 46.2% -.44
Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating 3 11.5% 57.7% .23
Some other problem 9 34.6% 92.3% .9
Don't know 2 7.7% 100% 1.57

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition 22.2%
2
47.1%
8
38.5%
10
The neighborhood is deteriorating 22.2%
2
0.0%
0
7.7%
2
Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating 0.0%
0
17.6%
3
11.5%
3
Some other problem 44.4%
4
29.4%
5
34.6%
9
Don't know 11.1%
1
5.9%
1
7.7%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
9
100.0%
17

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Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Widowed Div./Sep. Never marr TOTAL
Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition 58.3%
7
0.0%
0
75.0%
3
0.0%
0
38.5%
10
The neighborhood is deteriorating 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
25.0%
2
7.7%
2
Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating 8.3%
1
50.0%
1
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
11.5%
3
Some other problem 33.3%
4
0.0%
0
25.0%
1
50.0%
4
34.6%
9
Don't know 0.0%
0
50.0%
1
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
7.7%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
12
100.0%
2
100.0%
4
100.0%
8

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Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS HS grad SmeCol/Trd Coll grad Grad schl TOTAL
Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition 50.0%
1
50.0%
5
37.5%
3
20.0%
1
0.0%
0
38.5%
10
The neighborhood is deteriorating 50.0%
1
10.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
7.7%
2
Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating 0.0%
0
20.0%
2
12.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
11.5%
3
Some other problem 0.0%
0
10.0%
1
50.0%
4
60.0%
3
100.0%
1
34.6%
9
Don't know 0.0%
0
10.0%
1
0.0%
0
20.0%
1
0.0%
0
7.7%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
2
100.0%
10
100.0%
8
100.0%
5
100.0%
1

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Place of birth (I-WHERBORN)

Delaware County Other Indiana county Outside Indiana TOTAL
Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition 37.5%
3
20.0%
2
62.5%
5
38.5%
10
The neighborhood is deteriorating 12.5%
1
10.0%
1
0.0%
0
7.7%
2
Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating 12.5%
1
0.0%
0
25.0%
2
11.5%
3
Some other problem 25.0%
2
70.0%
7
0.0%
0
34.6%
9
Don't know 12.5%
1
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
7.7%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
8
100.0%
10
100.0%
8

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Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition 33.3%
7
33.3%
1
100.0%
1
36.0%
9
The neighborhood is deteriorating 4.8%
1
33.3%
1
0.0%
0
8.0%
2
Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating 9.5%
2
33.3%
1
0.0%
0
12.0%
3
Some other problem 42.9%
9
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
36.0%
9
Don't know 9.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
8.0%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
21
100.0%
3
100.0%
1

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Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 & older TOTAL
Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition 9.1%
1
71.4%
5
60.0%
3
0.0%
0
50.0%
1
38.5%
10
The neighborhood is deteriorating 18.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
7.7%
2
Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating 18.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
50.0%
1
11.5%
3
Some other problem 54.5%
6
14.3%
1
40.0%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
34.6%
9
Don't know 0.0%
0
14.3%
1
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
7.7%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
11
100.0%
7
100.0%
5
100.0%
1
100.0%
2

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Household income (I-INCOME)

10 & less 10001-20K 20001-30K 30001-50K Over 50K TOTAL
Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition 11.1%
1
66.7%
4
60.0%
3
50.0%
1
50.0%
1
41.7%
10
The neighborhood is deteriorating 11.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
4.2%
1
Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating 22.2%
2
16.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.5%
3
Some other problem 44.4%
4
16.7%
1
20.0%
1
50.0%
1
50.0%
1
33.3%
8
Don't know 11.1%
1
0.0%
0
20.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
8.3%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
9
100.0%
6
100.0%
5
100.0%
2
100.0%
2

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Political party (I-PARTY)

Republican Independnt Democrat Var/Oth TOTAL
Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition 28.6%
2
57.1%
4
37.5%
3
25.0%
1
38.5%
10
The neighborhood is deteriorating 0.0%
0
14.3%
1
12.5%
1
0.0%
0
7.7%
2
Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating 14.3%
1
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
25.0%
1
11.5%
3
Some other problem 42.9%
3
14.3%
1
37.5%
3
50.0%
2
34.6%
9
Don't know 14.3%
1
14.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
7.7%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
7
100.0%
7
100.0%
8
100.0%
4

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Catholic Protestant Christian None Other/DK TOTAL
Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition 50.0%
1
21.4%
3
57.1%
4
50.0%
1
0.00%
0
36.0%
9
The neighborhood is deteriorating 0.0%
0
7.1%
1
0.0%
0
50.0%
1
0.00%
0
8.0%
2
Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating 50.0%
1
7.1%
1
14.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
12.0%
3
Some other problem 0.0%
0
50.0%
7
28.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
36.0%
9
Don't know 0.0%
0
14.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
8.0%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
2
100.0%
14
100.0%
7
100.0%
2
100.0%
0

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