Exploring the association between military base neighborhood characteristics and soldiers' and airmen's outcomes [electronic resource] : technical report / Sarah O. Meadows ... [et al.].

Author
Meadows, Sarah O. (Sarah Opal), 1978- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Santa Monica, Calif. : RAND Corporation, 2013.
Description
1 online resource (165 p.)

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Series
  • Technical report (Rand Corporation) ; TR-1234-RC/A/AF. [More in this series]
  • Technical report ; TR-1234-RC/A/AF
Summary note
This report explores the applicability of neighborhood theory and social indicators research to understanding the quality of life in and around military bases. It also highlights gaps in neighborhood study methodology that need to be addressed in future research. Finally, it outlines how a more in-depth neighborhood analysis of military installations could be conducted.
Notes
"Approved for public release, distribution unlimited."
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-144).
Language note
English
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One. Introduction; Background; Objective; Organization; Chapter Two. Neighborhood Studies and Social Indicators Research; The Field of Neighborhood Studies; Social Interactions; Infrastructure; Neighborhood Studies Methodology; Defining a Neighborhood; Measures Used in Quantitative Studies of Neighborhood Effects; Key Relationships Between Neighborhoods and Health; Currently Recognized Limitations of Neighborhood Studies; The Complementary Field of Social Indicators Research
  • Neighborhood Characteristics in Military Personnel ResearchThe Current Study; Chapter Three. Data and Methods; Installation and Neighborhood Data; Census Data; Methods for Ranking the Military Neighborhoods; Multilevel Modeling; Army Data; Air Force Data; Chapter Four. Case Study 1: U.S. Army Installations; Army Base Neighborhoods; Results from the Army Military Neighborhood Ranking Index; Domain Scores; Correlation Between Domains and the Overall Military Neighborhood Ranking Index; Overall Military Neighborhood Ranking Index; Multilevel Modeling; Enlisted Results; Basic Model; Full Model
  • Predicting Outcomes Using Domains from the Military Neighborhood Ranking IndexOfficer Results; Basic Model; Predicting Outcomes Using Domains from the Military Neighborhood Ranking Index; Summary; Chapter Five. Case Study 2: U.S. Air Force Bases; Air Force Base Neighborhoods; Results from Air Force Military Neighborhood Ranking Index; Domain Scores; Correlation Between Domains and the Overall Military Neighborhood Ranking Index; Overall Military Neighborhood Ranking Index; Air Force Community Survey Sample Description; Covariates; Outcomes; Analysis Plan; Multilevel Modeling Results
  • Satisfaction with Current HousingSatisfaction with Housing Stock; Community Satisfaction: Civilian Area as a Place to Live; Community Satisfaction: Civilian Friendliness; Community Satisfaction: Satisfaction with Base Assignment; Neighborhood Cohesion; Perceptions of Safety of Area: Residence and Neighborhood; Perceptions of Safety of Area: Civilian Areas Around the Installation; Career Intentions; Summary; Chapter Six. Recommendations for Neighborhood Studies in General and for Future Research on Military Neighborhoods; Challenges in the Neighborhood Studies Literature; Spatial Scale
  • Time ScaleDisentangling Endogeneity; Neighborhood Studies for the Military; Better Indicator Data; Better Outcome Data; Better Neighborhood Data; Using the Findings to Influence Policy and Practice; Neighborhood Quality and Taste for Military Service; Neighborhood Quality and Health; Addressing Neighborhood Challenges; Army Example; Air Force Example; Appendix A. Detailed Army Results; Appendix B. Detailed Air Force Results; References
ISBN
  • 0-8330-7880-1
  • 0-8330-7882-8
OCLC
824536087
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