GA2O2: OTHER REASON YOUNG JOIN GANGS

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Protection 40.4%
2 Family substitute 70.7%
3 Their culture 00.0%
4 No supervision 00.0%
5 No employment 40.4%
6 Commit crimes 10.1%
7 Other 00.0%
10 Nothing to do 00.0%
11 Lack of education 40.4%
12 Nothing to do 131.3%
13 Peer pressure 60.6%
14 Uneducated parents 00.0%
15 For identity 00.0%
16 Lack of family 00.0%
17 Low self-esteem 20.2%
18 They are followers 00.0%
19 They are stupid 00.0%
20 Ego/show off 00.0%
21 Recreation/fun 20.2%
22 Lack of recreation 00.0%
23 Attention/recognition 141.4%
24 Feel important 10.1%
25 For power 00.0%
26 Want something for nothing 00.0%
27 Be cool/acceptance 00.0%
28 Feel better 00.0%
29 Be in control 00.0%
30 Be attractive 00.0%
31 Home life 00.0%
32 Companions/lonely 50.5%
33 Law control kids 00.0%
34 Be tough/macho 70.7%
35 Be popular 60.6%
36 Lack of activities 00.0%
37 To belong 00.0%
38 Drugs 00.0%
39 Welfare/poverty 00.0%
40 Not enough respons 00.0%
41 Make money 10.1%
42 Watch tv/films 00.0%
43 Lack of support 00.0%
44 Gain respect 00.0%
45 Get into trouble 00.0%
46 Rebel/defiance 10.1%
47 Made bad friends 00.0%
48 Curiosity 00.0%
49 Lack of rules 00.0%
50 No goals/future 10.1%
51 Fear 00.0%
55 No school discipline 00.0%
Missing Data
99 Unknown 92491.9%
Total 1,005 100%

Please note that only the first 50 response categories are displayed. To view all response categories, please analyze the data file in the statistical package of your choice (SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, online analysis).

Based upon 81 valid cases out of 1,005 total cases.

Location: 180-181 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: 8 , 9 , 99

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: National Opinion Survey of Crime and Justice, 1995.

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