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Table 1 Non-suspicious and suspicious vehicle fires by zoning category: surrey, BC (2000–2015)

From: Opportunity and rationality as an explanation for suspicious vehicle fires: demonstrating the relevance of time, place, and economic factors

 Zoning categories Non-suspicious fires Suspicious fires Z-Score
f % f %
Single family residential 150 25.42 430 32.70 − 3.13a
Low-density residential 105 17.80 201 15.29 1.45
Agriculture 39 6.61 196 14.90 − 5.76a
Industrial 75 12.71 169 12.85 0.01
Development zone 75 12.71 120 9.13 2.34a
High-density residential 44 7.46 95 7.22 0.25
Commercial 91 15.42 94 7.15 5.09a
Public hall 3 0.51 8 0.61 0.26
Total 582   1313    
  1. aIndicates a statistically significant difference in Z-proportions, with negative values indicating a larger proportion in the suspicious category and vice versa for positive values