The purpose of this study was to investigate the history of
delinquency in a birth cohort--in particular, the age of onset of
delinquent behavior and the progression or cessation of delinquency.
Data were collected on a cohort of males born in 1945 and residing in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Information provided in the study includes
demographic characteristics of the individuals studied, academic
performance, offense information, demographic characteristics of
victims of offenses, and criminal incident information.
Wolfgang, Marvin E., Figlio, Robert M., and Sellin, Thorsten. Delinquency in a Birth Cohort in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1945-1963. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-12. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07729.v3
United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Mental Health (1-R11-01252-01 NIMH)
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research