Title of Poster or Presentation

Cook County Community Survey

Submission Type

Poster

Degree Type

PhD

Discipline

Social Sciences

Department

Sociology

Access Type

Open Access

Abstract or Description

In our collaborative project with Dr. Dana Garbarski, [sociology department], and Dr. Doherty [political-science department], we created a cross-sectional online survey of a descriptively representative sample of 2,250 adults in Cook County. The survey, which uses zip codes to geocode findings, focuses on seven topics relevant to county residents: gentrification, environmental conditions, politics, political efficacy, policing, and COVID-19. In terms of demographics, it includes questions regarding gender, race, education, homeownership, among others. Juanita and Keyla developed the survey’s environmental conditions and policing topics, respectively, with faculty experts’ guidance. Besides Dr. Garbarski and Dr. Doherty, Juanita worked with Dr. Akchurin, [sociology department], while Keyla worked with Dr. Rezey [criminology department]. The environmental research questions attempt to capture residents’ concern levels about their neighborhoods’ environmental conditions, their relative prioritization of considerations when evaluating new industrial facilities’ development, and their environmental action involvement. We expect to find relationships between race, gender, zip code, and environmental variables. The policing section questions measure opinions regarding police licensure, body-worn cameras, monetary budgets, equity, and use of force. We expect to find relationships between race, gender, political affiliation, and age with the policing variables. We present preliminary chi-square analysis for these two blocks of questions.

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Cook County Community Survey

In our collaborative project with Dr. Dana Garbarski, [sociology department], and Dr. Doherty [political-science department], we created a cross-sectional online survey of a descriptively representative sample of 2,250 adults in Cook County. The survey, which uses zip codes to geocode findings, focuses on seven topics relevant to county residents: gentrification, environmental conditions, politics, political efficacy, policing, and COVID-19. In terms of demographics, it includes questions regarding gender, race, education, homeownership, among others. Juanita and Keyla developed the survey’s environmental conditions and policing topics, respectively, with faculty experts’ guidance. Besides Dr. Garbarski and Dr. Doherty, Juanita worked with Dr. Akchurin, [sociology department], while Keyla worked with Dr. Rezey [criminology department]. The environmental research questions attempt to capture residents’ concern levels about their neighborhoods’ environmental conditions, their relative prioritization of considerations when evaluating new industrial facilities’ development, and their environmental action involvement. We expect to find relationships between race, gender, zip code, and environmental variables. The policing section questions measure opinions regarding police licensure, body-worn cameras, monetary budgets, equity, and use of force. We expect to find relationships between race, gender, political affiliation, and age with the policing variables. We present preliminary chi-square analysis for these two blocks of questions.