Journal of Aging Research / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Examining the Racial Crossover in Mortality between African American and White Older Adults: A Multilevel Survival Analysis of Race, Individual Socioeconomic Status, and Neighborhood Socioeconomic Context

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.

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