Lynn, P. (1998) 'The British Crime
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|Housing type||Response rate||Base (eligible addresses)|
|House: Semi- detached||84.9||6,179|
|House: End- terrace||84.1||1,598|
|House: Mid- terrace||81.9||4,470|
|Flat: Purpose- built||74.8||2,674|
|At least one visible security device at address||87.9||5,408|
|No visible security devices||81.0||14,304|
|Entryphone at address||73.3||1,729|
Source: Lynn, 1997b
Note: Security devices include burglar alarms, security gates, window bars or grilles, security patrols and other devices thought by the interviewer to be for security purposes.
(persons per hectare)
of postcode sector
Rate||Base (eligible addresses)|
|Less than 5||86.8||4,121|
|5 to 19.9||84.7||4,747|
|20 to 34.9||83.5||3,720|
|35 to 49.9||81.3||3,523|
|50 or more||75.2||3,701|
Source: Lynn, 1997b
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