Part II: Quantitative Measures
Review Table 1: Percentage of Boys Involved in Delinquency, by Gun Ownership Status in Lizotte & Sheppard (2001), and discuss your responses to the following questions:
- What is the unit of analysis?
- What variables are presented in the table and the attributes for each?
- What descriptive statistics are presented in the table?
- What conclusions can you draw from the table about delinquent boys and gun ownership?
Lizotte, A., & Sheppard, D. (2001). Gun use by male juveniles: Research and prevention. OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin, 2. United States Department of Justice.