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Tables and Figures

Tables

Table 1 Percentage of Jurisdictions Reporting Active Youth Gangs, by Area Type, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Table 2 Percentage of Jurisdictions Reporting Active Youth Gangs, by Region, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Table 3 Percentage of Jurisdictions Reporting Active Youth Gangs, by Division, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Table 4 Percentage of Large Cities Reporting Active Youth Gangs, by Population Size, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Table 5 Percentage of Small Cities Reporting Active Youth Gangs, by Population Size, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Table 6 Percentage of Suburban Counties Reporting Active Youth Gangs, by Population Size, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Table 7 Percentage of Rural Counties Reporting Active Youth Gangs, by Population Size, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Table 8 Reported and Estimated Number of Jurisdictions With Active Youth Gangs, by Area Type, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Table 9 Estimated Number of Youth Gangs and Gang Members, by Area Type, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Table 10 Reported and Estimated Number of Youth Gangs and Gang Members, by Area Type, 1998

Table 11 Average Number of Youth Gangs and Gang Members per Jurisdiction, by Population Size, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Table 12 Age of Youth Gang Members, by Area Type, 1996 and 1998

Table 13 Age of Youth Gang Members, by Area Type and Region, 1998

Table 14 Gender of Youth Gang Members, by Area Type, 1998

Table 15 Gender of Youth Gang Members, by Region, 1998

Table 16 Female-Dominated Youth Gangs as Percentage of Total Gangs, 1998

Table 17 Female-Dominated Youth Gangs, by Region, 1998

Table 18 Female-Dominated Youth Gangs, by Population Size, 1998

Table 19 Race/Ethnicity of Youth Gang Members, 1998

Table 20 Race/Ethnicity of Youth Gang Members, by Area Type, 1998

Table 21 Race/Ethnicity of Youth Gang Members, by Region, 1998

Table 22 Race/Ethnicity of Youth Gang Members, by Area Type and Region, 1998

Table 23 Multiethnic/Multiracial Youth Gangs, by Area Type, 1998

Table 24 Multiethnic/Multiracial Youth Gangs, by Area Type and Region, 1998

Table 25 Youth Gang Crime Definitions Used by Jurisdictions, 1998

Table 26 Youth Gang Crime Definitions Used by Jurisdictions, by Area Type, 1998

Table 27 Youth Gang Crime Definitions Used by Jurisdictions, by Region, 1998

Table 28 Jurisdictions by Population Size Reporting Homicides in 1996, 1997, and/or 1998 Surveys

Table 29 Jurisdictions Reporting Youth Gang Member Involvement in Criminal Activity, by Area Type, 1998

Table 30 Jurisdictions Reporting Youth Gang Member Involvement in Criminal Activity, by Region, 1998

Table 31 Jurisdictions Reporting Firearm Use by Youth Gang Members in Assault Crimes, by Area Type, 1998

Table 32 Jurisdictions Reporting Firearm Use by Youth Gang Members in Assault Crimes, by Region, 1998

Table 33 Jurisdictions Reporting Firearm Use by Youth Gang Members in Assault Crimes, by Area Type and Region, 1998

Table 34 Youth Drug Gangs, by Area Type, 1998

Table 35 Youth Drug Gangs, by Population Size, 1998

Table 36 Youth Drug Gangs, by Region, 1998

Table 37 Jurisdictions Reporting Effect of Gang-Involved Adults Returning From Prison on Youth Gangs, 1998

Table 38 Jurisdictions Reporting Effect of Gang-Involved Adults Returning From Prison on Youth Gangs, by Area Type, 1998

Table 39 Jurisdictions Reporting Effect of Gang-Involved Adults Returning From Prison on Youth Gangs, by Region, 1998

Table 40 Jurisdictions Reporting Youth Gang Task Force Collaboration, by Area Type, 1998

Table 41 Jurisdictions Reporting Youth Gang Task Force Collaboration, by Region, 1998

Table 42 Jurisdictions Reporting Youth Gang Task Force Collaboration, by Area Type and Region, 1998

Table 43 Jurisdictions Reporting Types of Youth Gang Task Force Participants, 1998

Table 44 Jurisdictions Reporting Types of Youth Gang Task Force Participants, by Area Type, 1998

Table 45 Criteria Used by Law Enforcement Agencies To Define a Youth Gang: Top Choices, 1998

Table 46 Criteria Used by Law Enforcement Agencies To Define a Youth Gang: Analysis of Choices, 1998

Table 47 Criteria Used by Law Enforcement Agencies To Define a Youth Gang: Summary of Rankings, 1998

Table 48 Responses to the Alternative Definition of Youth Gangs, by Area Type, 1998

Table 49 Responses to the Alternative Definition of Youth Gangs, by Region, 1998

Figures

Figure 1 Surveys Sent and Returned, by Area Type, 1998

Figure 2 Percentage of Jurisdictions Reporting Active Youth Gangs, by Area Type, 1998

Figure 3 Percentage of Jurisdictions Reporting Active Youth Gangs, by Region, 1998

Figure 4 Age of Youth Gang Members, 1996 and 1998

Figure 5 Age of Youth Gang Members, by Area Type, 1998

Figure 6 Race/Ethnicity of Youth Gang Members, 1996 and 1998

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1998 Youth Gang Survey
OJJDP Summary
November 2000