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NCJ Number: 119426 Find in a Library
Title: Fear of Crime and Residential Location
Journal: Rural Sociology  Volume:53  Issue:4  Dated:(1988)  Pages:473-486
Author(s): M J Belyea; M T Zingraff
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 13
Type: Research (Theoretical)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This research explores the relationship between fear of crime and residential location.
Abstract: A sample of three thousand residents of North Carolina was used. Results of the study indicate that when gender, race, age, education, and income are controlled, rural residents have a significantly lower fear of crime than urban residents. Further research on the implication of these findings is suggested. 4 tables and 32 references. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Demographic analysis of crime
Index Term(s): Juvenile Corrections/Detention; Residential security; Rural crime
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