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Table 3 GAIJSO sexual offense characteristics

From: Offense related characteristics and psychosexual development of juvenile sex offenders

  Total group
N = 174
Solo offenders
N = 54
Group offenders
N = 90
Child molesters
N = 30
 
  N % N % N % N % χ 2 ; (2, N = 174); p
Victim age > 4 yrs younger 30 17.2 0 0 a 0 0 a 30 100 b 174.000; p < 0.05
Male victim 24 13.8 7 13.0 a 3 3.3 a 14 46.7 b 35.578; p < 0.05
Unknown victim 42 24.3 19 35.8 b 21 23.3 b 2 6.7 a 8.965; p < 0.05
Penetration 95 54.6 18 33.3 a 58 64.4 b 19 63.3 b 14.294; p < 0.05
Group offending (leader) 95 54.6 0 0 a 90 (20) 100 c (25) 5 16.7 b 157.191; p < 0.05
≥2 sex offenses 60 34.5 24 44.4 22 24.4 14 46.7 8.357; .015
   ≥2 sex offenses: < 6 months 30 57.7 10 43.5 a 16 94.1 b 4 33.3 a 14.062: p < 0.05
Denial 92 54.4 25 49.0 a 58 65.9 b 9 30.0 a 12.496; p < 0.05
Taking no responsibility 60 35.1 21 38.9 33 37.9 6 20.0 3.650: .161
Lack of empathy 75 44.1 25 47.2 39 44.8 11 36.7 .894; .640
Insight into risks and 'triggers' 28 18.5 12 25.5 14 18.2 2 7.4 3.743; .154
Impulsive offense 63 38.0 16 29.6 38 44.7 9 33.3 3.479; .176
Use of force 87 54.0 21 42.0 a 53 64.6 b 13 44.8 a, b 7.615; p < 0.05
   Excessive violence 18 11.2 8 16.0 b 10 12.2 b 0 0 a 4.905; p < 0.05
Global Assessment
High/very high concern
103 59.5 26 49.1 a 21 56.7 a 26 86.7 b 11.890; p < 0.05
  1. Note. Percents with same subscripts do not differ significantly at p < 0.05 by post-hoc 2 × 2 chi-square analysis.
  2. GAIJSO: Global Assessment Instrument for Juvenile Sex Offenders