Table 1.

Definition and sources of neighbourhood statistics.

neighbourhood characteristicdefinitionsource
median age at deathmedian age at death recorded in 2012median age at death, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) 2014 [14]
morbidity ratepercentage of residents with a ‘long-term health problem or disability: day-to-day activities limited a lot’2011 Census, NISRA 2012 [15]
crime ratecrime ranks were based on rates of violence, robbery, public order, burglary, vehicle theft and criminal damage offences between 2004 and 2009Northern Ireland multiple deprivation measure (NIMDM) report, NISRA 2010 [16]
adult sex ratiothe number of males divided by the number of females2011 Census, NISRA 2012 [15]