Domestic Violence: Legal Sanctions and Recidivism Rates among Male Perpetrators

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CHAPTER FIVE
Characteristics and Court
Involvement of Men in the Study

This chapter discusses the characteristics of the 607 men included in the study, any civil or criminal court involvement prior to the index case, and the legal sanctions imposed through the disposition of the index case. Frequency distributions include the variables age, race, prior court involvement, court involvement for the index case, incarceration for the index case, probation, battering intervention program attendance, post court involvement, and incarceration in jail or prison during follow-up period.


Demographic Characteristics

Table 6 presents the frequency distributions of the demographic characteristics of the 607 men in the sample. The mean age was 33.9 (SD = 9.6). Of the 607 men in the sample, 232 (38.2%) were between the ages of 21 and 30 years old, followed by 200 men between the ages of 31 and 40 years old (32.9%). The remaining men were either younger than 21 years old or older than 40 years old.

The races of the men in the sample present an interesting contrast to the general population of the county. At the time of the 2000 Census, county residents were predominately white (56.4%). Black residents made up the next largest group (25.5%), followed by Hispanic residents (18.1%) (U. S. Census Bureau, 2000). In the sample of 607 men, however, the smallest group was comprised of white men (26.3%). The

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