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NCJ Number: 40559 Find in a Library
Title: EXTRACTING DATA ON RETURNS FROM PLACEMENT FROM THE JUVENILE INFORMATION SYSTEM
Author(s): P G MADDEN
Corporate Author: Ontario Province Dept of Correctional Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Ontario Province Dept of Correctional Services
Toronto, Canada
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURES AND RESULTS OF AN ANALYSIS OF INSTITUTIONAL RETURNS FOR A SAMPLE OF CANADIAN YOUTHS.
Abstract: IN APRIL 1974 THE CANADIAN MINISTRY OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES BEGAN THE COLLECTION OF DATA FOR A COMPUTERIZED INFORMATION SYSTEM ON JUVENILE CLIENTS. THIS ANALYSIS OF JUVENILE INSTITUTIONAL RETURNS WAS UNDERTAKEN TO PROVIDE BOTH A MEASURE OF CURRENT RETURN RATES AND A MODEL FOR A TYPE OF REPORT WHICH COULD BE ROUTINELY PRODUCED BY THE INFORMATION SYSTEM. THE SAMPLE WAS ALL WARDS WHOSE ADMISSION DATA WAS BETWEEN APRIL 1 AND DECEMBER 31, 1974 AND WHOSE FIRST PLACEMENT WAS AT LEAST ONE YEAR PRIOR TO THEIR MOST RECENT AVAILABLE DATA IN THE INFORMATION SYSTEM. DATA ON ALL TYPES OF INSTITUTIONAL RETURN WAS OBTAINED FROM THE JUVENILE INFORMATION SYSTEM AND WAS USED FOR THE ANALYSIS. RESULTS SHOWED THAT 39.8 PERCENT OF THE BOYS AND 28.1 PERCENT OF THE GIRLS HAD DEFINITE RETURNS TO THE INSTITUTION. DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES OF RETURNEES AND REASONS FOR RETURN ARE REPORTED....DMC
Index Term(s): Canada; Correctional institutions (juvenile); Data analysis; Juvenile correctional facilities; Recidivism; Statistical analysis
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