Table 4

Correlation between social determinants of health, violence and trauma center density

Level 1 population densityLevel 1 geographic densityHigh-level* population densityHigh-level* geographic density
RP value†RP value†RP value†RP value†
Social determinants of health
Median income0.290.3−0.170.60.420.1−0.230.4
Education−0.080.80.210.5−0.011.00.080.8
Poverty rate−0.250.4−0.140.6−0.320.3−0.060.8
Unemployment rate−0.410.1−0.280.3−0.350.2−0.170.6
Violence
Homicide−0.100.7−0.350.2−0.130.6−0.320.3
Assault0.260.4−0.300.30.140.6−0.280.3
Total violent crime0.270.3−0.330.30.130.6−0.320.3
  • *High-level signifies level 1 and 2 state designated centers.

  • †P value generated from Pearson correlation test.