ERIC Number: EJ233738
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
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Screening for Risk: A Comparison of Methods.
Gottfredson, Stephen D.; Gottfredson, Don M.
Criminal Justice and Behavior, v7 n3 p315-30 Sep 1980
Compares, within the context of parole decision making, the predictive utility of five statistical methods commonly used to develop correctional risk-screening devices. Results suggest that no apparent empirical advantage accrues to any particular model. Further, most devices developed are highly intercorrelated. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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