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Table 2 Zero-order, Pearson correlation matrix of demographic, socioeconomic, and educational characteristics of Baltimore City neighborhoods as well as rates of youth homicide

From: Educational achievement and youth homicide mortality: a City-wide, neighborhood-based analysis

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1. Race
2. Familial Poverty Rate0.6042Ɨ
3. Unemployment Rate0.7332Ɨ0.7553Ɨ
4. Single-Parent Rate0.8309Ɨ0.7928Ɨ0.7884Ɨ
5. % of Children with High Educational Achievement, Grade 3−0.5801Ɨ−0.724Ɨ−0.6429Ɨ−0.7228Ɨ
6. % of Children with High Educational Achievement, Grade 8−0.7226Ɨ− 0.7484Ɨ− 0.7058Ɨ−0.8686Ɨ0.7747Ɨ
7. Adult Educational Achievement0.6669Ɨ0.7345Ɨ0.8422Ɨ0.7671Ɨ−0.7142Ɨ−0.7445Ɨ
8. School Absenteeism (Elementary)0.4874***0.6341Ɨ0.5977Ɨ0.6408Ɨ−0.5991Ɨ−0.6887Ɨ0.7008Ɨ
9. School Absenteeism (Middle School)0.11710.3248*0.3255*0.3468**−0.3631**−0.4007**0.3052*0.6448Ɨ
10. Youth Homicide Rate0.7114Ɨ0.5000***0.6080Ɨ0.6704Ɨ−0.5953Ɨ−0.5855Ɨ0.5993Ɨ0.4936***0.2799*
  1. Ɨp < 0.00001, ****p < 0.0001, ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05