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Table 4 Poisson 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
Logit IRR AME Logit IRR AME Logit IRR AME Logit IRR AME
Age at first citation (in years) −.143* (.058) .867 −.252 −.160** (.059) .852 −.277 −.107 (.059) .898 −.209 −.079 (.081) .924 −.084
Months between first citation and court program −.022** (.006) .978 −.039 −.014* (.006) .988 −.025 −.009 (.006) .991 −.018 −.017 (.009) .983 −.018
Months in the program .069*** (.009) 1.072 .122 .079*** (.008) 1.082 .137 .069*** (.009) 1.072 .135 .064*** (.013) 1.066 .068
Abuse history (yes = 1) .301** (.110) 1.351 .531 .252* (.104) 1.287 .436 .307** (.116) 1.360 .598 .416** (.184) 1.516 .441
Bench warrants at baseline a .108* (.047) 1.114 .191
Citations at baseline a .008 (.023) 1.008 .014
Placements at baseline a .018 (.011) 1.018 .035
Ran away at baseline a .467*(.197) 1.595 .495
Intercept 1.780 (.992) 1.885 (1.020) 1.209 (1.061) .113 (1.416)
Pseudo R2 .215 .255 .204 .156
  1. Note. Logits, incident rate ratios (IRR), and average marginal effects (AME) presented. Robust standard errors in parentheses
  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)