|TITLE:||CHILDHOOD MALTREATMENT IN DISADVANTAGED NEIGHBORHOODS:DOES IT CAUSE LATER DEVIANCE AND DELINQUENCY|
|PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR:||NICHOLSON, DAVID|
File Created: November 30, 2011|
Department Chair Action Date: December 1, 2011
Current Status: Expired. Final Status Report or Extension Needed.
|Confidentiality||Data are linked to individuals.|
STATEMENT OF PURPOSEThis is for acquisition of existing data. The data will be used for looking at childhood maltreatment in disadvantaged neighbors and whether it leads to future deviance and/or delinquency. Research has looked at childhood maltreatment in many different areas as well as what causes deviance and/or delinquency. However no studies have combined the two specifically in disadvantaged neighborhoods.
STATEMENT OF RESEARCH METHODOLOGYThis data will be analyzed using HLM, this will allow me to nest the data at the individual level and neighborhood level. With using traditional statistical analysis you can only look at analysis from a single correlation.
ANTICIPATED RISKS AND BENEFITSThe data is restricted use and since it is secondary data all risks and benefits have been resolved by the primary principle investigator.
SUBJECT SELECTIONThe data has been randomly selected by the primary principle investigators. The approximate N is 2000 children representing an age range of 6 to 18 years of age.
CONFIDENTIALITYPrivacy of subjects are assured through the privacy application policy set forth by the National Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect. Along with the privacy application a security of data agreement has been signed. The security of this data will be kept on an external hard drive that is kept in a locked file cabinet in PI's office. No one has access to the data with the PI's presence. The cabinet remains locked at all times, the cabinet is kept in a locked office.
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