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Table 3 Negative binomial models estimating justice characteristics for participants in a specialty court program for commercially sexually exploited children, 2012–2014 (n = 181)

From: A longitudinal study of justice characteristics among girls participating in a sex trafficking court program

Independent Variables

Model 1

Model 2

Model 3

Model 4

Bench warrants

Citations

Placements

Ran away

IRR

(SE)

AME

IRR

(SE)

AME

IRR

(SE)

AME

IRR

(SE)

AME

Age at first citation (in years)

.867*

(.050)

−.252

.852**

(.050)

−.277

.898

(.053)

−.209

.918

(.077)

−.093

Months between first citation and court program

.978**

(.006)

−.039

.986*

(.006)

−.025

.991

(.006)

−.018

.982

(.009)

−.019

Months in the program

1.072***

(.010)

.122

1.082***

(.009)

.137

1.072***

(.010)

.135

1.073***

(.015)

.076

Abuse history (yes = 1)

1.352**

(.149)

.533

1.286*

(.133)

.436

1.360**

(.158)

.598

1.564*

(.288)

.483

Bench warrants at baseline a

1.114*

(.052)

.191

 

Citations at baseline a

1.008

(.023)

.014

Placements at baseline a

1.018

(.011)

.035

Ran away at baseline a

1.685**

(.322)

.564

Intercept

5.900

(5.894)

6.587

(6.720)

3.349

(3.553)

1.089

(1.599)

Pseudo R2

.171

.204

.160

.122

  1. Note. Incident rate ratios (IRR), robust standard errors in parentheses (SE), and average marginal effects (AME) presented
  2. aModels control for justice characteristics prior to entry into the program corresponding to the outcome measures
  3. *p < .05. **p < .01. ***p < .001 (two-tailed tests)