Healthy Cities survey resultsContents:
Above is a summary of the questions asked on the survey, divided into four groups:
Italicised questions have graphs below.
Overall results: ranking by means4.8 schools
4.7 clean air
4.6 resource mgmt.
4.6 living wage
4.5 individual health
4.4 low unemployment
4.0 public events
4.0 money in local stores
4.0 racial diversity
green space (140 yes, 3 no, 2 no answer)
Graphs of 1) safety, 2) diversity, 3) economy, 4) miscellaneous:
Responses to "Which of the following factors affect safety the most?" Safety categories: busy road nearby, pedestrians, cleanliness, street lights, daylight, open businesses, well-maintained buildings and streets, police presence, cost of housing, parks and open space, trees.
Mean scores for "How important are the following forms of diversity to a healthy city?", over all zip codes
Mean scores for "How important are the following economic factors to a healthy city?", over all zip codes
Economy categories: money spent in local stores, low unemployment, living wage paid to employees, for rent/help wanted signs, construction
General categories: knowing neighbors, concerned with crime, clean air, public events, recycling, resource management, individual health, public schools.
Number of surveys from each of the Berkeley zip codes
Age distribution of all respondents
Ethnicity of all respondents
Ethnicity by zip code (only Berkeley respondents)
Gender of respondents by zip code (only Berkeley respondents)
Income of all respondents (in thousands).
Years all respondents have lived in their neighbohood.
Perception of healthiness
Responses to "How healthy is your city?" at the beginning of the survey (red) and at the end (green), for each zip code
Neighbors and Community Events
Responses to "How well do you know your neighbors?" and "How important is knowing your neighbors?" by zip; how people get to know their neighbors (options are: leaving and coming home, working in yard, shopping at local stores, at meetings or parties, while walking or biking, while volunteering).
Responses to "How many community events do you attend in a month?" (red) and "How important are these events to feeling connected to the city?" (green)
Responses to "How safe is your neighborhood?" and "How concerned are you with the crime rate in your area?" by zip code
Responses to "How safe do you feel walking during the day/during the night in your neighborhood" by zip code
Responses to "How safe do these make you feel" by zip code.
Responses to "Which of the following factors affect safety the most?" (Options are: busy road nearby, pedestrians, cleanliness, street lights, daylight, open businesses, well-maintained buildings and streets, police presence, cost of housing, parks and open space, trees.)
Responses to "Which of the following forms of diversity contribute most to a healthy city?"
Shopping and Economics
Responses to "Do you like to shop at local stores (1) or chain stores (5)", by zip code
Number of responses to "Why do you prefer one to the other?" Options are: location, hours, price, appearance, friendly staff, knowledgeable staff, selection, merchandise in-stock, merchandise unique, pay and treat employees well, ecologically-friendly
Responses to "Which of the following economic factors indicate a healthy city?" Options are: money spent in local stores, low unemployment rate, high number of jobs that pay living wage, rent or help wanted signs around city, construction around city
Pollution, Green Space, Recycling
"How often do you change your transit patterns because of pollution" and "How important is clean air to a healthy city" by zip code
Responses to amount of green space in neighborhood by zip code
Responses to "how important is resource management to a healthy city" and "how important is recycling to a healthy city" by zip code
Responses to "how important is individual health to a healthy city" by zip code
Average number of times per week respondents use cars, bus, BART, bike, walking (1 = <1 time; 2 = 2-4 times; 3 = 5-7 times; 4 = 8-10 times; 5 = 11+ times)
Number of people who prefer each mode of transportation
Interest in neighborhood history, by zip code
Number of people interested in various periods of history