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Table 4 Logistic regression coefficients predicting violent felony recidivism from dynamic risk factors and different types of child abuse victimization 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    
(n = 10,111) (n = 3502)
Gender B S.E. Wald Exp(B) B S.E. Wald Exp(B)
Step 1         
 School −.01 .01 .73 .99 .01 .04 .05 1.01
 Relationship .17 .03 39.13*** 1.19 −.02 .07 .04 .99
 Family .01 .01 .87 1.01 −.02 .03 .27 1.02
 Alcohol/drugs abuse .01 .03 .08 1.01 −.03 .08 .15 .97
 Skills .03 .02 3.42 1.03 .08 .05 2.73 1.08
 Attitude .03 .02 2.28 1.03 .03 .06 .23 1.03
 Aggression .05 .03 2.40 1.05 .22 .08 7.45** 1.25
 MH problems .08 .09 .87 1.08 .19 .21 .77 1.21
 ∆χ 2(df) 173.06 (8)*** 33.08 (8)***
Step 2         
 Physical abuse .21 .09 5.29* 1.23 −.21 .22 .85 .81
 Sexual abuse −.29 .21 1.98 .75 −.13 .30 .20 .88
 Neglect .02 .09 .06 1.02 .14 .22 .43 1.15
 Constant −3.47 .11 938.74*** .03 −4.77 .35 186.86*** .01
 ∆χ 2(df) 9.05 (3)* 1.40 (3)
Total χ 2(df) 182.10 (11)*** 34.48 (11)***
  1. Note: * p < .05, ** p < .01, *** p < .001