Exploring the Link between Crime and Socio-Economic Status in Ottawa and Saskatoon: A Small-Area Geographical Analysis

Table 7.4 - Results of Multiple Regression – Saskatoon Neighbourhoods (n=55) *

Regression # 1

Dependent Variable Total Offences
R R2 Adjusted R2 .831 .690 .666

Independent Variables (beta coefficients) Total Offences
YOUTH_NO_SC SINGLE GOVT_TRANSFER APT_HIGH_RISE .284 .302 .339 .327

Regression # 2

Dependent Variable Total Offences
R R2 Adjusted R2 .852 .726 .715

Independent Variables (beta coefficients) Total Offences
ABORIGINAL GOVT_TRANSFER .651 .284

Regression # 3

Dependent Variable Minor Property Offences
R R2 Adjusted R2 .843 .710 .693

Independent Variables (beta coefficients) Minor Property Offences
AVG_SELL_PRICE MOVERS OLD_HOUSE -.521 .345 .180

Regression # 4

Dependent Variable Major Property Offences
R R2 Adjusted R2 .786 .618 .596

Independent Variables (beta coefficients) Major Property Offences
APT_HIGH_RISE LOW_INC_FAM YOUTH_NO_SC .448 .399 .251

Regression # 5

Dependent Variable Major Property Offences
R R2 Adjusted R2 .830 .688 .670

Independent Variables (beta coefficients) Major Property Offences
APT_HIGH_RISE LOW_INC_FAM YOUTH_NO_SC .637 .308 .291

* p<0.01, all beta coefficients are significant at the 99% confidence level.

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