Definitions

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  • n. The quality or fact of (an area) being urban.
  • n. The degree to which a given geographical area is urban.

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Examples

  • The heritability of an alcohol-related phenotype depends upon the social environment within which it is measured, such as urbanicity, marital status, or religiosity.

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  • "urbanicity" variable in most countries that could be considered comparable, so thus far in the WMHS papers we have not studied urbanicity in cross-national work.

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  • "urbanicity" of respondents between suburban, urban, and rural areas.

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  • To assess any effect of where the volunteers grew up, the researchers assigned each an "urbanicity" score based on how many years they'd spent by age 15 in a city, town or rural area.

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  • The latest measurement, a "Broadband Composite Index", made up of five categories, including household penetration, speed, affordability, value for money, and urbanicity, rank the U.S. 23d out of 57 ranked countries.

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  • To examine whether individual, school or area characteristics are associated with psychosis and can explain the association with urbanicity (the quality of being urban), Stanley Zammit,

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  • "An association between urbanicity and nonaffective psychosis was explained by higher-level characteristics, primarily school-level social fragmentation."

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  • Figures for grade level, school type, region, urbanicity, gender, race/ethnicity, parent education, and school grade enrollment were weighted where necessary to bring them into line with their actual proportion in the population.

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  • That we find statistically significant results in these regressions indicates that our findings are not due to differences in urbanicity across counties, because urbanicity

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  • First, inadequate control for urbanicity may have confounded the county-level estimates.

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