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Table 1 Summary statistics for the six suburb sites

From: The relationship between atmospheric lead emissions and aggressive crime: an ecological study

Suburb (number of years with complete lead and crime data at 21-year lag) Suburb data in the years with lead data Suburb information in the years with crime data (mean ± std devn)
Years with lead data Air lead μg/m3 Years with crime data Assault rates per 100,000 Fraud rates per 100,000 Population aged 15–24 (%) Median weekly income Population finished secondary school (%)
Boolaroo (n = 19) 1975–1993 4.06 ± 1.254 1995–2014 990.33 ± 297.95 219.48 ± 120.993 11.69 ± 0.498 965.61 ± 90.555 27.57 ± 3.418
Earlwood (n = 13) 1980–1996 0.82 ± .394 1995–2014 367.15 ± 49.696 240.07 ± 81.948 12.00 ± 1.602 1359.34 ± 106.04 50.41 ± 5.126
Lane Cove (n = 14) 1977–1991 1.32 ± .426 1995–2014 238.35 ± 54.049 449.89 ± 280.851 12.43 ± 1.273 1985.33 ± 275.179 72.15 ± 4.917
Port Kembla (n = 20) 1974–1999 2.68 ± 1.906 1995–2014 1627.11 ± 530.602 365.50 ± 140.128 12.30 ± .963 779.45 ± 78.714 28.89 ± 4.539
Rozelle (n = 20) 1973–1999 .57 ± .334 1995–2014 908.35 ± 173.472 790.67 ± 240.948 8.70 ± 1.854 2321.95 ± 470.56 72.38 ± 7.961
Rydalmere (n = 12) 1973–1985 1.29 ± .175 1995–2014 769.87 ± 188.164 487.81 ± 228.232 11.96 ± 1.00 1296.60 ± 89.252 49.00 ± 5.960
All sites (n = 98) 1.84 ± 1.645 818.90 ± 537.018 422.86 ± 272.331 11.49 ± 1.819 1458.11 ± 602.461 50.11 ± 19.216