Table 5 Improvement on the crime and environment domains by sociodemographic group in NDC and comparator areas
Fear of crime against personFear of property crimeSatisfaction with local area
Mean (SE) change†Mean (SE) change†Mean (SE) change†
NDCComparatorp‡NDCComparatorp‡NDCComparatorp‡
Overall1.4 (0.1)*1.2 (0.3)*ns0.6 (0.07)*0.6 (0.2)*ns0.15 (0.03)*0.03 (0.05)<0.05
Sex
    Male00ns00ns00ns
    Female0.20 (0.14)0.4 (0.5)−0.12 (0.09)−0.3 (0.2)0.03 (0.03)−0.05 (0.08)
Age
Per 10-year increase0.04 (0.04)−0.1 (0.1)ns0.11 (0.02)*0.12 (0.06)*ns0.03 (0.01)*0.03 (0.02)ns
Ethnic group adjusted for age
    White00ns00ns00ns
    South Asian0.36 (0.25)−0.7 (0.8)0.22 (0.22)−0.4 (0.4)−0.01 (0.05)0.2 (0.2)
    Black0.36 (0.26)1.5 (0.6)−0.06 (0.12)0.1 (0.6)−0.03 (0.05)0.08 (0.1)
    Other0.55 (0.64)N/A0.24 (0.32)N/A0.00 (0.22)N/A
Educational group adjusted for age
    None00ns00ns00ns
    NVQ1–2−0.2 (0.2)1.2 (0.6)0.2 (0.1)0.9 (0.4)*0.002 (0.005)0.2 (0.1)
    NVQ3–5−0.4 (0.2)0.3 (0.8)0.2 (0.1)0.9 (0.3)*0.1 (0.04)0.3 (0.1)*
  • NDC, New Deal for Communities; NVQ, national vocational qualification.

  • *p<0.05.

  • †Positive values indicate improvement.

  • ‡Test for NDC effect by sociodemographic group (ie test for interaction between NDC indicator and sociodemographic group).