The Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey

Neighborhood Observation Forms and Interviewer Manual

by Narayan Sastry, Anne R. Pebley

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This document presents the forms and interviewer instruction manual for neighborhood observations that were conducted as part of L.A.FANS. Observations were completed for 422 sampled blocks, which were located across the 65 L.A.FANS tracts. Separate observation forms were completed for each block face. The number of block faces per block varied between 2 and 23, with a mean of 4.6. A mean of 2.3 independent observations was completed for each block.

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