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Predicting Juvenile Recidivism: New Method, Old Problems

NCJ Number
109765
Author(s)
Date Published
January 1987
Length
14 pages
Annotation
This prediction study compared three statistical procedures for accuracy using two assessment methods.
Abstract
The criterion is to return to a juvenile prison after the first release, and the models tested are logit analysis, predictive attribute analysis, and a Burgess procedure. No significant differences are found between statistics in prediction. (Publisher abstract)

Date Published: January 1, 1987