C0_SRO02_AGE: C0 SRO: Set Fire - Age first time
How old was the subject the first time they purposely set fire to a house, building, car or vacant lot? MEASURE: Self-Reported Offending (SRO) The Self-Reported Offending (SRO; Huizinga, Esbensen, and Weihar, 1991) was adapted for this study to measure the adolescent's account of involvement in antisocial and illegal activities. We ask the collateral to report on the subject's behavior using the same set of questions which are asked of the subject. The SRO consists of 24-items which elicit subject involvement in different types of crime. For each endorsed item, a set of follow-up questions are triggered that collect more information regarding the reported offense (e.g., "How old was he/she the first time he/she did this?" "How many times has X done this in the past year?"). Two of the 24 items were added to the interview battery after a significant number of individuals had completed the interview (thus producing a large amount of missing data). These 2 items are not included in the scoring. Consult the Pathways Study codebook for more information (www.pathwaysstudy.pitt.edu).
|9||C0_Age1stOffense "9 and Younger"||43||3.2%|
|-700||Data missing: Result of an error in the interview programming||1||0.1%|
|-222||IntCompStat = 3; data deleted, consent issues||1||0.1%|
|-201||IntCompStat = 4; missed interview||149||11.0%|
|-101||Skipped: Item not endorsed||1,117||82.5%|
Based upon 86 valid cases out of 1,354 total cases.
Location: 1277-1280 (width: 4; decimal: 0)
Variable Type: numeric
(Range of) Missing Values: -700 , -222 , -202 , -201 , -101 , -99 , -98
Source: This variable was taken from: Research on Pathways to Desistance [Maricopa County, AZ and Philadelphia County, PA]: Collateral Measures, 2000-2004.
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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.