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The concordance of self-reported and officially recorded lifetime offending histories: Results from a sample of Australian prisoners

Payne, Jason L.; Piquero, Alex R.

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PURPOSE: This study examines the concordance of self-reported and officially recorded lifetime offending (prevalence and frequency) for seven offense types among a sample of prisoners in Queensland, Australia. METHODS: Prevalence estimates, kappa coefficients and odds ratios are calculated as measures of concordance. Logistic regression models are used to calculate adjusted Odds Ratios, controlling for the time since last charge. The frequency of official records and the Indigenous-disparity...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/107297
Source: Journal of Criminal Justice
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2016.05.004

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