National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program

S4AQ32E: Deter future offenders by severely punishing criminals who are caught and convicted.

32. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about crime reduction?
The best way to reduce crime is

e. Deter future offenders by severely punishing criminals who are caught and convicted.
            
ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Strongly Disagree 405.4%
2 Disagree 14219.0%
3 Neither agree nor disagree 18124.2%
4 Agree 24032.1%
5 Strongly Agree 10413.9%
Missing Data
-4 Multiple response 10.1%
-3 Missing 395.2%
Total 747 100%

Based upon 707 valid cases out of 747 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 3.32
  • median: 3.00
  • mode: 4.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 5
  • standard deviation: 1.12

Location: 1889-1899 (width: 11; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: -4 , -3

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS): National Criminal Justice Treatment Program (NCJTP) Survey in the United States, 2002-2008.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.