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Table 5 Criminal career

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

  Total group
N = 162
Solo peer offenders
N = 49
Group offenders
N = 84
Child molesters
N = 29
 
  N % N % N % N % χ 2 (2, N = 162); p
Prior to index          
Sexual offense 52 32.1 19 38.8 23 27.4 10 34.5 1.936; .380
Non-sex offense 53 32.7 11 22.4 a 35 41.7 b 7 24.1 a, b 6.373; .041
Violent offense 34 21.0 7 14.3 a, b 24 28.6 b 3 10.3 a 6.221; .045
Recidivism          
Sexual offense 1 0.6 0 0 1 1.2 0 0 0.934; .627
Non-sex offense 90 55.6 23 46.9 a 58 69.0 b 9 31.0 a 14.728; .001
Violent offense 52 32.1 12 24.5 a 35 41.7 b 5 17.2 a 7.767; .021
          F; (df); p
TaR (months) (= mean follow up period) 36 (SD 18)   33 (SD 20)   38 (SD 15)   38 (SD 22)   1.145;(2, 159); .321
  1. Note. Percents with same subscripts do not differ significantly at p < 0.05 by post-hoc 2 × 2 chi-square analysis.