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[From the Executive Summary]

This document presents the results from the ODU Social Science Research Center’s fourth annual Life in Hampton Roads survey. The survey was designed to examine social and economic indicators of the quality of life in Hampton roads, particularly with respect to transportation and traffic, local and state government, education, heatlh, emergency preparedness, the economy, and crime. Questions were obtained from University faculty as well as from previous years’ Life in Hampton Roads surveys. The survey was conducted via telephone with 812 residents of the seven cities of Hampton Roads.


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Executive Summary ..... 3

Analysis of 2013 Life in Hampton Roads Survey ..... 5

Cross-Year Comparison of the Life in Hampton Roads Survey Results: 2010-2013 ..... 36

Cross-Year Comparison of Life in Hampton Roads Survey Results: 2012-2013 ..... 53