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Table 4 Item response probabilities LCA (N = 390)

From: Child Protection Service interference in childhood and the relation with mental health problems and delinquency in young adulthood: a latent class analysis study

Class 1 (N = 175) 2 (N = 120) 3 (N = 57) 4 (N = 38)
Class size proportions 44.9% 30.8% 14.6% 9.7%
Family supervision order
 Yes 0.02 0.84 0.02 0.70
 No 0.98 0.16 0.98 0.30
Registered child maltreatment 
 Yes 0.14 0.57 0.02 0.59
 No 0.86 0.43 0.98 0.41
Age at onset of delinquent behaviour
 No offence 0.00 0.00 0.31 0.62
 Below age 13 0.20 0.42 0.05 0.10
 Age 13 or 14 0.41 0.37 0.18 0.11
 Age 15 or older 0.39 0.21 0.46 0.18
Age of the first CPS report
 No report 0.01 0.01 0.997 0.00
 First report below age 13 0.04 0.44 0.00 0.60
 First report age 13 or 14 0.29 0.34 0.00 0.15
 First report age 15 or older 0.67 0.21 0.00 0.25
Number of CPS investigations
 None 0.00 0.00 0.997 0.00
 1 or 2 0.68 0.13 0.00 0.94
 3 or more 0.32 0.87 0.00 0.06
Type of CPS investigation
 No investigation 0.00 0.00 0.997 0.03
 Protection investigation 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.85
 Judicial investigation 0.89 0.04 0.00 0.12
 Truancy investigation 0.04 0.00 0.00 0.00
 Multiple types of investigations 0.07 0.95 0.00 0.00
  1. Current psychological functioning and delinquent behaviour per group