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NCJ Number: 35536 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF RECIDIVISM DATA
Author(s): C M HARRIS; T R T RAJAN
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 78
Sponsoring Agency: District of Columbia Dept of Corrections
Washington, DC 20001
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Contract Number: 745
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS STUDY ANALYZES IN PROGRAM FAILURES (ARRESTS, ESCAPES, AND ADMINISTRATIVE REMOVALS) AND POST-PROGRAM ARRESTS AND PAROLE VIOLATIONS IN ORDER TO COMPARATIVELY EVALUATE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA HALFWAY HOUSES.
Abstract: THE BASIC AREA OF INVESTIGATION IN THIS STUDY WAS TO DETERMINE IF A DIFFERENCE EXISTS IN THE PROPENSITY OF RELEASEES FROM DIFFERENT PROGRAMS TO RECIDIVATE (OR NOT TO RECIDIVATE). THE STUDY UTILIZED AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF STATISTICAL ANALYSIS DESIGNED TO PREVENT DATA BIASES DUE TO DIFFERENT LENGTHS OF 'EXPOSURE TIMES' FOR PROGRAM RELEASEES. THE RESULTS OF THIS ANALYSIS ARE OUTLINED, AND SEVERAL DATA TABLES OF RESULTS ARE PROVIDED. RECIDIVISM CHARACTERISTICS OF EACH HALFWAY HOUSE ARE DISCUSSED IN THE NARRATIVE ANALYSIS OF RESULTS.
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; District of Columbia; Halfway houses; Program evaluation; Recidivism; Statistical analysis; Techniques
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