Statistics


Underlying & Contributing Factors - Violence [ref 1]


Underlying & Contributing Factors - Child Abuse [ref 1]


Youth Gang Survey Statistics - 1997[ref 7]


Incarceration Statistics[ref 2]


Adult Crime Statistics[ref 3]


Juvenile Crime Statistics[ref 5]


Mentoring-Effects on Behavior [ref 4]


REFERENCES:
1- Violence Prevention Coalition of Orange County
2- Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin - http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/glance/tables/incrttab.htm
3- FBI Uniform Crime Reports 1997 (Internet Site). Calculated from Index of Crime Table 1 by taking the percent change in the rate per 100,000.
4- OJJDP -- Juvenile Justice Bulletin 4/97
(An Evaluation of 8 Big Brother/Big Sister Sites)
(All items statistically significant at at least a 90% level of confidence)
5- FBI Uniform Crime Reports 1997 (Internet Site). Calculated from Tables 34 & 36 for each year by taking the percent change in the rate per 100,000.
6- Irvine Health Foundation - Third Annual Report on the Condition of Children in Orange County
7- 1997 National Youth Gang Survey - OJJDP (US Dept of Justice)
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9- National Institute of Justice - 1992
10- California Wellness Foundation
11- New England Journal of Medicine - 1986
12- Irvine Health Foundation - Second Annual Report on the Status of Children in Orange County
13- Woodside - 1988
14- Lung & Daro, 1996
15- Pediatrics in Review, July - 1996