Table 10: Regression analysis of change in segregation index* (44 cities).

Independent variableChange in segregation index: 1940 to 1960Change in segregation index: 1950 to 1960

Constant −2.277 −3.625
(1.16) (3.26)
Public housing −0.048 −0.013
Units per 1,000 (0.31) (0.02)
Percentage change in 0.050 0.041
population of city (2.32) (1.77)
Change in percentage −0.203 −0.132
Nonwhite population (1.66) (1.17)
Percentage Nonwhite 0.197 0.172
Population in 1950 (2.21) (3.02)
R-squared 0.460 0.409
Adjusted R-sq. 0.404 0.348

*Unsigned T values are in parentheses.