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Table 2 Offence characteristics of childhood one-time offenders and re-offenders

From: Individual, family and offence characteristics of high risk childhood offenders: comparing non-offending, one-time offending and re-offending Dutch-Moroccan migrant children in the Netherlands

  One-time offenders (n = 65) % Re-offenders (n = 35) % sig
Age onset first offence mean (sd) 9.9 (1.3) 10.7 (1.4) t = -2.958, p = .004
Offence characteristics    
   type of first offence    
theft 21.9 36.4 ns
violence 23.4 27.3 ns
property damage 25.0 18.2 ns
mischief 29.7 15.2 ns
   seriousness first offence    
minor 55.7 46.9 ns
moderate 41.0 50.0 ns
serious 3.3 3.1 ns
solo offending 30.6 15.2 χ = 2.738, p = .098