Table 3: Principal components factor analysis of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage Index.

Census itemFactor loading

% 25+ adults with 16+ years schooling−0.73
% Households with public assistance 0.86
% Persons aged 65+ below poverty line 0.77
% Families female-headed 0.81
Mean family incomea−0.79

aReverse-coded when added to index.