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SECTION N: NEIGHBORHOOD, COMMUNITY, SOCIETY

 

N1. How many times did you move before you started

elementary school, that is until you were ?

, that is until you were about 6?
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# OF TIMES

 

N2. How many times did you move when you were in elementary school, that is between the ages of about 6-12?

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# OF TIMES

 

N3. How many times did you move when you were in middle and high school, that is between the ages of about 13-18?

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# OF TIMES

 

N4. How many times have you moved since the age of 18?

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# OF TIMES

 

N5. The next questions are about where you stay now. Thinking about an average week in the last month, how many places have you stayed overnight?

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# OF PLACES

 

N6a.

PLACE #01

PLACE #02

PLACE #03

Thinking of the places you’ve stayed most often this month, whose place is this?

PROBE: What is their relationship to you?

IF RESPONSE IS MOTHER OR FATHER, PROBE: Would that be biological, adoptive, or foster (mother/father)?

IF RESPONSE IS SISTER OR BROTHER, PROBE: Would that be full, half, step, foster, or adoptive (sister/brother)?

IF RESPONSE IS GRANDMOTHER OR GRANDFATHER, PROBE: Would that be maternal or paternal (grandmother/

grandfather)?

MOTHER (BIOLOGICAL) 01

FATHER (BIOLOGICAL) 02

STEP-MOTHER 03

STEP-FATHER 04

ADOPTIVE MOTHER 05

ADOPTIVE FATHER 06

FOSTER MOTHER 07

FOSTER FATHER 08

FULL SISTER 09

FULL BROTHER 10

HALF SISTER 11

HALF BROTHER 12

STEP SISTER 13

STEP BROTHER 14

FOSTER SISTER 15

FOSTER BROTHER 16

ADOPTIVE SISTER 17

ADOPTIVE BROTHER 18

AUNT 19

UNCLE 20

MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER 21

MATERNAL GRANDFATHER 22

PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER 23

PATERNAL GRANDFATHER 24

COUSIN 25

GIRLFRIEND 26

BOYFRIEND 27

SPOUSE 28

BABYSITTER 29

SON 30

DAUGHTER 31

SELF 32

FRIEND 33

ROOMMATE 34

PARENTS 35

OTHER BLOOD RELATIVE 36

SPECIFY:_________________

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OTHER NON-RELATIVE 37

SPECIFY:_________________

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MOTHER (BIOLOGICAL) 01

FATHER (BIOLOGICAL) 02

STEP-MOTHER 03

STEP-FATHER 04

ADOPTIVE MOTHER 05

ADOPTIVE FATHER 06

FOSTER MOTHER 07

FOSTER FATHER 08

FULL SISTER 09

FULL BROTHER 10

HALF SISTER 11

HALF BROTHER 12

STEP SISTER 13

STEP BROTHER 14

FOSTER SISTER 15

FOSTER BROTHER 16

ADOPTIVE SISTER 17

ADOPTIVE BROTHER 18

AUNT 19

UNCLE 20

MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER 21

MATERNAL GRANDFATHER 22

PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER 23

PATERNAL GRANDFATHER 24

COUSIN 25

GIRLFRIEND 26

BOYFRIEND 27

SPOUSE 28

BABYSITTER 29

SON 30

DAUGHTER 31

SELF 32

FRIEND 33

ROOMMATE 34

PARENTS 35

OTHER BLOOD RELATIVE 36

SPECIFY:_________________

_________________

OTHER NON-RELATIVE 37

SPECIFY:_________________

_________________
MOTHER (BIOLOGICAL) 01

FATHER (BIOLOGICAL) 02

STEP-MOTHER 03

STEP-FATHER 04

ADOPTIVE MOTHER 05

ADOPTIVE FATHER 06

FOSTER MOTHER 07

FOSTER FATHER 08

FULL SISTER 09

FULL BROTHER 10

HALF SISTER 11

HALF BROTHER 12

STEP SISTER 13

STEP BROTHER 14

FOSTER SISTER 15

FOSTER BROTHER 16

ADOPTIVE SISTER 17

ADOPTIVE BROTHER 18

AUNT 19

UNCLE 20

MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER 21

MATERNAL GRANDFATHER 22

PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER 23

PATERNAL GRANDFATHER 24

COUSIN 25

GIRLFRIEND 26

BOYFRIEND 27

SPOUSE 28

BABYSITTER 29

SON 30

DAUGHTER 31

SELF 32

FRIEND 33

ROOMMATE 34

PARENTS 35

OTHER BLOOD RELATIVE 36

SPECIFY:_________________

_________________

OTHER NON-RELATIVE 37

SPECIFY:_________________

_________________

N6b. How many nights in an average week do you spend here?

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# OF NIGHTS

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# OF NIGHTS

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# OF NIGHTS

I’m going to read a list of other places you might have stayed. When I’m done, I’d like you to tell me how many times you spent a night in any of the following places because you had no place to go?

 

N8. How many times have you ever spent a night in a shelter,

or in a public place like a train or bus station, a restaurant, or an office building,

or in an abandoned building,

or in a car, truck, or van,

or outside in a park, on the street, under a bridge, or on a rooftop,

or in the home of someone you didn’t know,

or in a bus, on the subway, or some other public lace underground,

or in a hotel room or some other place that you rented with friends?

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# OF TIMES

IF NONE CODE 99 IN a AND b, GO TO N11

 

N8a. How old were you the first time you spent a night in one of these places?

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YEARS

 

N8b. How old were you the last time you spent a night in one of these places?

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YEARS

N11. The next set of questions is about your neighborhood. I would like to know about the neighborhood that you currently consider to be home. Please think about that neighborhood when answering the next questions.

 

First, who lives in your neighborhood? Would you say...

Mostly Blacks or African Americans 01

mostly Whites or Euro Americans 02

mostly Asians or Pacific Islanders 03

mostly Native Americans 04

mostly Latinos 05

mixture Blacks and Whites 06

mixture Blacks and Latinos 07

or mixture Whites and Latinos 08

The following statements are about neighborhoods. Please tell me how much you think each statement describes the neighborhood where you live.

  

NOT AT ALL

VERY LITTLE

A LITTLE

SOME-WHAT

PRETTY MUCH

VERY MUCH

N13. There are plenty of safe places to walk or spend time outdoors in my neighborhood.

Would you say that statement describes your neighborhood not at all, very little, a little, somewhat, pretty much, or very much?

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N14. Every few weeks, some kid in my neighborhood gets beat-up or mugged.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N15. Every few weeks, some adult gets beat-up or mugged in my neighborhood.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N16. In my neighborhood, I see signs of racism and prejudice at least once a week.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N17. In my neighborhood, many yards and alleys have broken bottles and trash lying around.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N18. I have seen people using or selling drugs in my neighborhood.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N19. In the morning or later in the day, I often see drunk people on the street in my neighborhood.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N20. Most adults in my neighborhood respect the law.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N21. There are abandoned or boarded-up buildings in my neighborhood.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N22. I feel safe when I walk around my neighborhood by myself during the day.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N23. The people who live in my neighborhood often damage or steal each other’s property.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N24. The people who live in my neighborhood always take care of each other and protect each other from crime.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N25. Almost every day I see homeless people walking or sitting around in my neighborhood.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N26. I feel safe when I walk around my neighborhood by myself at night.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N27. In my neighborhood, the people with the most money are the drug dealers.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N28. In my neighborhood, there are a lot of poor people who don’t have enough money for food and basic needs.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N29. For many people in my neighborhood, going to church on Sunday or religious days is a very important activity.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N30. The people who live in my neighborhood are the best people in the world.

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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These next questions are about violent things that may have happened at home, school, or in your neighborhood.

Some questions are about violence that you saw happening to someone else. This means that you were there and saw it happening in real life. Other questions ask about violence that really happened to you.

These first questions ask about violence against someone else. It could have happened to someone you know or to a stranger that you did not know.

  

Never

One time

A few times

Some-times

Many times

Every day

N/A

N31. How many times have you ever seen someone being chased or threatened? Would you say . . .

INTERVIEWER: IF NEVER, CODE 9 IN a.

PROBE: Being chased or threatened means having somebody come after or want to badly or seriously hurt your body.

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N31a. In the last year, how many times have you seen someone being chased or threatened?

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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09

N32. How many times have you ever seen someone being beaten up, robbed or mugged? Would you say . . .

INTERVIEWER: IF NEVER, CODE 9 IN a.

PROBE: Being robbed or mugged means somebody took your things from you by force.

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N32a. In the last year, how many times have you seen someone being beaten up, robbed or mugged?

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N33. How many times have you ever seen someone being shot, stabbed, or killed? Would you say . . .

INTERVIEWER: IF NEVER, CODE 9 IN a.

PROBE: Being shot or stabbed means being hit with a bullet from a gun or badly hurt with a knife.

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N33a. In the last year, how many times have you seen someone being shot, stabbed, or killed?

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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The next questions ask about violence that has happened to you.

  

Never

One time

A few times

Some-times

Many times

Every day

N/A

N34. In the last year, how many times have you been chased or threatened?

PROBE: Being chased or threatened means having somebody come after or want to badly or seriously hurt your body.

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N34a. In the last year, how many times have you been chased or threatened?

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N35. How many times have you ever been beaten up, robbed, or mugged?

INTERVIEWER: IF NEVER, CODE 9 IN a.

PROBE: Being robbed or mugged means somebody took your things from you by force.

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N35a. In the last year, how many times have you been beaten up, robbed or mugged?

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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N36. How many times have you ever been shot or stabbed?

INTERVIEWER: IF NEVER, CODE 9 IN a.

PROBE: Being shot or stabbed means being hit with a bullet from a gun or badly hurt with a knife.

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N36a. In the last year, how many times have you been shot or stabbed?

PROBE: READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY

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09

 

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