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Table 1 Prevalence of child maltreatment and criminal recidivism rates separately for male and female juvenile offenders

From: Child maltreatment victimization by type in relation to criminal recidivism in juvenile offenders

  Male juvenile offenders Female juvenile offenders χ 2 (1)
(n = 10,111) (n = 3502)
Victim of sexual abuse 8.0 % 33.2 % 1336.78*
Victim of physical abuse 23.6 % 36.0 % 203.16*
Victim of neglect 20.8 % 29.4 % 108.77*
General criminal recidivism 46.6 % 34.0 % 167.97*
Violent felony recidivism 8.5 % 3.2 % 110.57*
  1. Note: * p < .001