Table 1

Factor analysis of neighborhood characteristics, Taiwan census data, 1990, 1995, and 2000

Neighborhood education

Neighborhood concentration of elderly people

Neighborhood social disorganization


% less than junior high

    0.95

-0.08

-0.01

% college graduate

    -0.96

-0.04

-0.03

% less than age 18

0.25

    0.86

0.03

% more than age 65

0.22

    -0.89

0.07

% single parent family

-0.11

0.39

    0.65

% divorced and separated

-0.31

-0.23

    0.58

% paid employment

-0.18

0.04

    -0.82


Chuang et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:151   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-151

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