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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)