Statistical differences between offender groups

N N Daeid, J Lynch, D A Wideman

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This paper examines various characteristics of specific groups of offenders in an Irish prison and determines if perceived differences between these groups are statistically valid using some of the techniques available through offender profiling. Statistical differences (chi(2); Fisher's exact test) in some characteristics were found between the various offender groups. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-156
Number of pages6
JournalForensic Science International
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 1998


  • statistical analysis
  • significant difference
  • offender groups

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